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Mass infection malware attack targets Android


Help Net Security - (International) AdaptiveMobile security researchers uncovered a massive new malware attack directed at Android users that uses victims' mobile device contacts to send email Facebook, and SMS messages with links to spoofed Amazon vouchers containing the Gazon malware. The attack has infected thousands of devices worldwide and generated over 16,000 click-throughs since it began in the U.S. February 25.


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 10:23:35