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Android pornography app takes pictures of users and blackmails them for cash

2015/09/07

Softpedia - (International) Zscaler researchers discovered an Android app dubbed Adult Player that is used as a platform to deliver ransomware to mobile device users by secretly taking the user's picture while it loads an Android application package (APK) file where the malware code is hosted. The photograph is used inside the ransom message.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/android-pornography-app-takes-pictures-of-users-and-blackmails-them-for-cash-491128.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.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:09