Toxic Plankton feeds on Android Market for two months

By Archean
Jun 13, 2011
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  1. Android's security has once again being questioned after researcher finds 12 malicious applications hosted in the Android Market, many had been hosted for several months and downloads running many hundred thousands.

    The malicious titles also contained functions that allowed the developers to collect login credentials for Facebook, Gmail, and other accounts, although Jiang didn't find any evidence they were actively used. Carrying titles such as "Angry Birds Rio Unlock," the apps posed as legitimate programs.

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