Police swoop on gang that planted banking Trojan on 1m phones

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has busted a gang that infected more than 1m Android devices with a banking Trojan that forced the devices to make transfers and intercepted the banks’ text messages, the MIA announced on Monday. The MIA said the so-called Cron gang had managed to siphon off more than 50m rubles – about $890,000, or £684,000.

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