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Android malware increasingly packaged with HTML5 apps


Securityweek - (International) Trend Micro reported that hackers repackaged legitimate HTML5 applications into Android malware at an increase of 200 percent in 2014 compared to 2013, while the number of potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) and pieces of malware also increased, with nearly half of such Android threats being disguised as games.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:57