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Security Week, By Brian Price
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say a sophisticated piece of Google Android malware is being blasted out via a mobile botnet spamming victims with text messages containing malicious links.
The Trojan – Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a – is being distributed alongside another Trojan known as SMS.AndroidOS.Opfake.a, Kaspersky Lab reported. To infect users, victims get hit with a text message declaring: "MMS message has been delivered, download from www.otkroi(dot)com."
"If a user clicks on the link, a file named mms.apk containing Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Opfake.a is automatically loaded onto the smartphone or tablet," explained Roman Unuchek, a security researcher with Kaspersky Lab, in a blog post. "The malware cannot be installed unless users then run it." Read more.
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