The Android/OpFake and the Android/Marry malware families, two banking trojans targeting mobile devices, have (improperly) stored their C&C servers inside Facebook Parse, the company’s BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service) offering. BaaS is a cloud-based service that provides mobile app developers with ready-made tools, in the form of APIs, on which they can build the backend (server-side section) of their Android or iOs applications. The campaigns were actually discovered in another study.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Softpedia