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Destructive Android trojan poses as newest Angry Birds game

2014/10/03

Help Net Security - (International) Researchers with Doctor Web identified a piece of destructive Android malware detected as Android.Elite.1.origin that poses as an unreleased Angry Birds game app and once installed deletes a device's data, blocks communications programs, and sends out a high volume of messages to all contacts on the device.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2877

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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