This Russian botnet mimics your click to prevent Android device factory resets

A new “swiss army knife” botnet originating from Russia has emerged in the Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) arena, touting Android-based payloads to potential cybercriminal clients.

According to researchers from Check Point, the botnet has been developed by a group of Russian-speaking hackers known as “The Lucy Gang,” and demos have already been provided to potential subscribers to the system looking for MaaS solutions. Black Rose Lucy appears to be a specialist system for compromising devices operating on Google’s Android operating system.

Read more about the Russian botnet dubbed “Black Rose Lucy” on ZDNet.