‘A new malicious application tries to disguise itself as the Google Chrome browser to fool victims into entering their payment card details. The app is still active at the time of writing and sends collected user details to an AOL email address.
Discovered today by MalwareHunter, this application goes above and beyond of what other card stealers have attempted, most of which are half-baked efforts, often easy to recognize as malicious applications thanks to their quirky graphics and misaligned designs.
This app, named “Betaling – Google Chrome.exe”, tries to pass as the Google Chrome browser and does a good job at it. Betaling uses the standard Chrome icon and window layout, complete with an address bar, and even an HTTPS lock icon to trick users they’re on a real website.’