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New Android-malware

New Android-malware

Antivirus companies warned of a new program, the blackmailer, presenting itself as a legitimate Android-app for removing malicious software.

As reported in the anti-virus company Symantec, the new code infects users’ mobile devices and impersonating antivirus. However, unlike in the present anti-virus, this development is contrary introducing malicious code on users’ devices.

In Symantec say that the identified application has been called Fakedefender and the company notes a significant increase in the number of infections in recent days. Many users after installation of pseudo-anti-virus linked to these security companies, saying that their devices were blocked and allowed only after entering the unlock code paid. (more…)