When first discovered by Trusteer in 2012, the Tilon banking malware received its name because of some similarities with the Silon banking Trojan.
The popularity of the Whatsapp IM service is undisputed - hundreds of millions of users around the world are proof of that.
Researchers have uncovered a potentially massive attack on Android users.
The mobile malware sector continues to grow at a significant pace both technologically and structurally, and a majority of the mobile malware created in 2013 was focused on extracting financial profits, Kaspersky Lab has found.
CoinThief, the recently discovered Bitcoin-stealing Trojan that targets Mac users, has been spotted being offered on several download websites such as CNET's Download.com and MacUpdate.com, as well as masquerading as precompiled binaries in several GitHub projects.