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Anybody have personal experience with Android malware?

By Jason Holland
Nov 24, 2013
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  1. Hi Everybody,

    I'm working on an article about security, malware, and the Android OS. In the course of my research, I can find a ton of stats and tales of scary malicious apps, phishing attacks, etc. But what's missing are the real world stories of people actually telling about a specific Android malware attack and how it affected them, whether it stole personal info, cost them money from premium texts, stuff like that.

    I was wondering if anybody had a story they might share. Or know anybody who has one. I'm trying to put a human face on this issue.
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,468   +622

    I don't have any stories to tell, but I think you'll find 'sending premium txts' something that can be easily done.
  3. vasco

    vasco TS Rookie Posts: 23

    You have a pretty know Android malware called: AndroRat. It can be used by skids so it´s really easy to infect someone.... dont really know anyone who was infected by it.... sorry and good luck


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