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DroidJack RAT hits hacker forums, comes from legitimate app developers

Legitimate app developers have moved on to more malicious endeavors, and, in one recently detailed case, they used their skills to create a new Android remote administration tool (RAT) called DroidJack. 

For $210, any user can purchase a lifetime DroidJack package, according to a Symantec blog post. The RAT comes with more than 50 features, including the ability to gain access to a device's messages, contacts and camera. Addtionally, the RAT's purchasers can listen to live call conversations, copy files from a device to a computer and obtain a device's last GPS location check-in.

DroidJack comes from the same creators as SandroRAT, which was used to target Polish banking users through a phishing email. 

SandroRAT initially appeared on hacker forums in late 2013 and eventually transitioned into DroidJack about seven months later in 2014.

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