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Malware hits millions of Android phones - BBC News - 0 views

    "Up to 10 million Android smartphones have been infected by malware that generates fake clicks for adverts, say security researchers.

    The software is also surreptitiously installing apps and spying on the browsing habits of victims.

    The malware is currently making about $300,000 (£232,000) a month for its creators, suggests research."
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This Android malware has infected 85 million devices and makes its creators $300,000 a ... - 0 views

    "A strain of of Android malware has infected 85 million victims across the globe, generating at least $300,000 every month for the gang behind it, thanks to millions of pop-up adverts and app downloads."

BBC News - Data haul by Android Flashlight app 'deceives' millions - 0 views

  • GoldenShores Technologies took ID and location data from the millions using its Brightest Flashlight app.
  • poor privacy policy,
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PIN-punching $200 robot can brute force every Android numeric screen-password in 19 hou... - 0 views

    Justin Engler and Paul Vines will demo a robot called the Robotic Reconfigurable Button Basher (R2B2) at Defcon; it can work its way through every numeric screen-lock Android password in 19 hours.
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FaceNiff - Facebook (and other services) Session Hijacker for Android - 0 views

    How far does encryption work? Scary huh...
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