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Google Detects New Android Malware That Can Spy on Users
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 11:15:18 AM »
Google Detects New Android Malware That Can Spy on Users
28 November 2017, 9:33 am

Google discovered a new form of malware injected into a series of apps published on the Google Play Store and capable of stealing sensitive data from compromised devices.

The search firm says it first detected the Tizi backdoor in September 2017 when Google Play Protect discovered an application with rooting capabilities on an Android device downloading an app from the Play Store. Google Play Protect is the company’s own security solution for apps published in the store, and it automatically scans every download to make sure no malware is injected.

After a thorough inspection aimed at apps from the same developer, Google discovered that the malware writer was also using a website and social media to link to other downloads from Google Play also deploying the payload on devices.

Google explains the malware primarily targeted Android users in Africa and was capable of rec... (read more)

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