Trend Micro researchers believe they have spotted a connection between the XLoader and FakeSpy malware families along with possible ties to the Yanbian Gang.
Researchers suspect both malware types are either being operated by the same threat group or that their operators are affiliated with each other as each malware family uses similar code to steal user information, according to a Nov. 26 blog post.
Both have been spotted posing as the legitimate app of a major Japanese home delivery service company with each version using the same ecosystem to deploy malware.
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