安卓恶意软件通过垃圾邮件传播

2013/09/16

Security firm FireEye initially thought to be the same as with traditional spam network activity, but when they go beyond what consumers seem to be worth when the old tricks, the company’s success is certain, this is a difficult to pass anti-spam tools included game. In general, antivirus software and network security tools are installed into the computer in order to protect a specific device. There is a new season, a different method of security, rather than trying to promote computer equipment to download or malware growth, it fell into an application named FakeDefender, by sending an e-mail to the smart phone.

FakeDefender- Android malware

Safety report strongly recommends compared to Apple’s App Store, Android Market and smartphone devices more meaningful. They continue to be the world nearly every hacker, because it is considered the most likely to break. Unlike the Apple Store, Google Play Store with an official version, in addition to dozens of third-party store can purchase APP. Malicious software developers need to download the APP, broken digital signatures to upload virus and will spread to the App Store, so users can download free APP.

In the same line, the new FakeDefender being forged e-mail transmission, the message is claimed to have been sent and read the US Postal Service. “USPS notice, failed delivery, reason: zip code contains an error, print labels”

Once the end of the message, a link requires users to print labels, they have to do is click on the link, anti-spam tool is difficult to stop this activity. In addition, it does not download any computer malware born more focused on .apk file extension, it can only be used on Android mobile operating system platform. Apk name rename labereader.apk make the file look more legitimate, when people do not doubt it after the download is actually a disguised form of malware.

What is it made of?

The company confirmed that the security tag reader in the industry is not a new malware, which in earlier years was discovered. The APK file will require users to pay to clear the infection (I do not know whether true or false) to secure their equipment. Those who can not pay will be forced to pay more because malicious software will begin downloading viruses and Trojan horses and began impede smart phone.

It even has the ability to intercept incoming and outgoing phone calls or text messages, called scanware, it is not new but the Android Market has said in terms of anti-spam tool has now become an indispensable tool for smartphone platform.

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