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Android Botnet Infects 1 Million Plus Phones

Trailrunner7 (1100399) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Trailrunner7 (1100399) writes "Up to a million Android users in China could be part of a large mobile botnet according to research unveiled by Kingsoft Security, a Hong Kong-based security company, this week.

The botnet has spread across phones running the Android operating system via Android.Troj.mdk, a Trojan that researchers said exists in upwards of 7,000 applications available in the Google Play marketplace, including the popular Temple Run and Fishing Joy games."

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