Malicious Android Apps Pose as Google, Instagram, WhatsApp, Spread via Smishing

Malicious Android apps masquerading as Google, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and X (formerly Twitter) have been observed to steal users’ credentials from compromised devices.
« This malware uses famous Android app icons to mislead users and trick victims into installing the malicious app on their devices, » the SonicWall Capture Labs threat research team said in a recent report.