A new virus that targets bank facilities has been discovered. Sova trojan generally targets bank files, crypto wallets and online Shopping platforms. This virus is generally based on android softwares and their main targets are across US and Spain.
Sova is relatively a new virus and was first uncovered by ThreadFabric. The malware is not yet highly developed malicious software but it has played a major role in hacking by ads for malware testers.
The virus depends on gaining accessibility services for running smoothly on targeted devices. Some of their tricks include hiding notifications, logging keywords and manipulation in keyboards.
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The developers of Sova are positive of its future, they will add new features in its 2.0 version in future. The features that will be added into its new version are cookie injection, interrupting 2FA codes, manipulation of clipboard, DDoS and my other features. These features are promised to be highly developed and may also escalate ransomware. Adding DDos to Sova’s 2.0 version can result in a devastating combo of banking malware and self regulatory botnet abilities.
Sova being a relatively new virus is not generally accepted as a threat, but the their developers will soon bring out a new version with advanced features that cause dire consequences to one’s network systems.