Riltok is banking malware that uses phishing popups to collect user credentials.[1]

ID: S0403
Platforms: Android
Version: 1.0
Created: 07 August 2019
Last Modified: 18 September 2019

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Mobile T1432 Access Contact List

Riltok can access and upload the device's contact list to the command and control server.[1]

Mobile T1418 Application Discovery

Riltok can retrieve a list of installed applications. Installed application names are then checked against an adversary-defined list of targeted applications.[1]

Mobile T1412 Capture SMS Messages

Riltok can intercept incoming SMS messages.[1]

Mobile T1476 Deliver Malicious App via Other Means

Riltok is distributed via phishing SMS messages from infected devices.[1]

Mobile T1516 Input Injection

Riltok injects input to set itself as the default SMS handler by clicking the appropriate places on the screen. It can also close or minimize targeted antivirus applications and the device security settings screen.[1]

Mobile T1411 Input Prompt

Riltok can open a fake Google Play screen requesting bank card credentials and mimic the screen of relevant mobile banking apps to request user/bank card details.[1]

Mobile T1437 Standard Application Layer Protocol

Riltok communicates with the command and control server using HTTP requests.[1]

Mobile T1426 System Information Discovery

Riltok can query various details about the device, including phone number, country, mobile operator, model, root availability, and operating system version.[1]

Mobile T1422 System Network Configuration Discovery

Riltok can query the device's IMEI.[1]