Google Android update contains Trojan
Yesterday, 11:56 by editor
Cyber criminals have an update for Google Android Smartphones equipped
with a Trojan horse, while the original update properly to prevent
infection. Beginning in March removed Google fifty malicious applications
from the Android Marketplace. To complement the search giant removed the
installed applications on smartphones and it would be a security to the
affected units to.
It is no update that fixes the vulnerability in question, she discovered
Kaspersky Lab. A leak in a large proportion of Android smartphones present.
Users who "Market Security Tool to download have been warned. There is also
a fact about which version of a Trojan horse is provided. The Chinese
version was on an unofficial Android Marketplace detected.
Symantec is still working on the analysis of the malware, but let us know
the code used is based on a project that Google itself host and is available
under the Apache license. Once installed, the Trojan sends information such
as IMEI and phone number to a remote server. According to F-Secure malware
is specific to a Chinese telecom network as it connects with a Chinese song.
The malware can use to provide much data, making victims with a high phone
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