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Author of Android Xbot malware includes curse at AV companies

2015/02/18

Softpedia - (International) Avast security researchers discovered that the Xbot Android malware infected over 2,570 installations in 350 unique files through third-party marketplaces since the beginning of February. The malware persistently runs on infected devices, has the capability to download content to command and control (C&C) servers, and primarily focuses on capturing, reading, and writing short text messages.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Author-of-Android-Xbot-Malware-Includes-Curse-At-AV-Companies-473509.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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