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Android is a victim of a new Trojan

Posted In News - By DailyAndroidNews on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 With No Comments »

Android is a victim of a new malicious code.

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It is a multifunctional Trojan detected by Kaspersky Lab, which is able to send text messages, download and install other malware and forward via Bluetooth and the attacker run commands remotely.

This malware exploits a vulnerability that also enables you to get administrator privileges extended not appear in the list of applications with these privileges.

“Therefore, it is impossible to eliminate the malware from your smartphone after getting these privileges”, explains Kaspersky Lab .

Although the rate of infection is extremely low, the security firm stressed the importance that this malware has sparked “because it is more like a malware for Windows than other Android Trojans “.

This, they claim, shows the increasing level of complexity that cybercriminals are using to develop and operate mobile platforms.

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