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SOVA malware adds ransomware feature to encrypt Android devices

The SOVA Android banking trojan continues to evolve with new features, code improvements, and the addition of a new ransomware feature that encrypts files on mobile devices. With the latest release, the SOVA malware now targets over 200 banking, cryptocurrency exchange, and digital wallet applications, attempting to steal sensitive user data and cookies from them. Moreover, it features refactored and improved code that helps it operate more stealthy on the compromised device, while its latest version, 5.0, adds a ransomware module.