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World’s most pricey trojan is veritable Swiss Army knife targeting Android


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Posted 20 May 2014 - 06:19 PM

 

A malicious app targeting Android users has grown so fully featured that researchers said it has become one of the most expensive pieces of malware available in underground markets. The story helps demonstrate the high potential of Android-based trojans as operators of traditional PC-based fraud search for ways to bypass the increasing use of two-factor authentication.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/05/worlds-most-pricey-trojan-is-veritable-swiss-army-knife-targeting-android/



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Posted 20 May 2014 - 07:49 PM

I sure wish there was some sort of responsible journalism. Why do they always have to be so sensationalist with their 'news'.

As along as the Android user is proactive and does some due diligence on their app installs they have little to nothing to worry about. An Android user has to actually install the app for it to be effective. Unlike Windows where you can have self extracting files.

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