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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Android Market Attacked by Malware

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Android operating system Attacked by Malware viruses that are considered dangerous. After the previous Malware virus targeting the handset. Currently, the target is a direct application store, the Android Market.

According to reports security company Sophos, the Android Market on jacked and then infiltrated with malware and then users are directed to the Android Market application store in China.

Reported by TG Daily, Saturday 12 March 2011, a malware virus that attacks the Android Market is kind of Trojan, which utilizes a open hole in Android, which is an open based operating system.

Defrauding includes functionality to send MMS messages, for example, when the device boots up itself, explained Svajcer, from Sophos.

The pattern of attack to create a fake security tool that detects threats that do not exist is very common in the PC world and has brought a lot of revenue for cybercriminals.

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