TeleRAT, a new Android Trojan that uses Telegram for data exfiltration

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks discovered a new Android Trojan dubbed TeleRAT that uses Telegram Bot API to communicate with the command and control (C&C) server and to exfiltrate data.

The TeleRAT malware is distributed via seemingly legitimate applications in third-party Android app stores and also via both legitimate and nefarious Iranian Telegram channels. According to PaloAlto networks, a total of 2,293 users were apparently infected, most of them (82%) having Iranian phone numbers.

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