HummingWhale

HummingWhale is an Android malware family that performs ad fraud. [1]

ID: S0321
Type: MALWARE
Platforms: Android

Version: 1.1

Techniques Used

DomainIDNameUse
MobileT1472Generate Fraudulent Advertising RevenueHummingWhale generates revenue by displaying fraudulent ads and automatically installing apps. When victims try to close the ads, HummingWhale runs in a virtual machine, creating a fake ID that allows the perpetrators to generate revenue.[1]

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