Fake infection messages aren’t just confined to desktops – they regularly make an appearance in mobile land too. Here’s one which spins device owners off to multiple locations – many of which you probably wouldn’t want to be seen looking at in public.
The fight against malware is never-ending for a threat researcher, and in the mobile malware arena the fight is becoming more complex at an accelerated rate as the malware authors continue to create new ways of obfuscation.
An institute in France studied the behaviour of thousands of free Android apps from the Google Play Store. We highlighted some interesting findings in this post.