A mobile banking trojan called Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Gugi.c, or "Gugi" for short, found no problem bypassing a couple of the security measures introduced in Android 6.. Even worse, it does it through social engineering rather than exploiting vulnerabilities.
A set of malicious gaming applications for Android available on the Google Play Store employ obfuscation at multiple levels and antiemulation techniques to avoid detection. There are six malicious apps in total. They all advertise a different mod for Minecraft, the popular sandbox video game.
Fake versions of the Prisma application for Android threaten as many as 1.5 million users with unwanted advertisements and data theft.
A new trojan potentially threatens as many as 2.8 million Android users with unwanted mobile advertisements. On 29 July, researchers at the Russian computer security firm Doctor Web published an alert about the trojan, which goes by the name "Android.Spy.305.origin".