New Virus FakeLookout.A Discovered by TrustGo Security Labs
By TrustGo Security Labs On October 17, 2012 In Malware, Security, Viruses
On Oct 17th 2012, TrustGo Security Labs uncovered a new malware on Google Play, named Trojan!FakeLookout.A. Figure 1 This malware hides itself in the full Application List after installation. It only shows up in the Downloaded app list where it uses Lookout’s icon and the name “Updates”. Figure 2 This malware can receive and execute [...]continue reading...
New Virus SMSZombie.A Discovered by TrustGo Security Labs
By TrustGo Security Labs On August 15, 2012 In Malware, Security
SUMMARY On July 25th, 2012, analysts at TrustGo Security Labs discovered a new virus dubbed, Trojan!SMSZombie.A. This complex and sophisticated malware takes advantage of a vulnerability in the China Mobile SMS Payment process to generate unauthorized payments, steal bank card numbers and money transfer receipt information. DETAILS This malicious code has a number of features [...]continue reading...
MMarketPay.A, New Android Malware Found in the Wild
By TrustGo Security Labs On July 6, 2012 In Malware, Security
SUMMARY On the 4th of July 2012, we uncovered a new malware that can download paid apps and contents from China Mobile’s Mobile Market. It placed orders automatically on behalf of users and could cause unexpected high phone bills. TrustGo Security Labs named it as: Trojan!MMarketPay.A@Android. MMarketPay.A may arrive as repackaged applications with the [...]continue reading...