New Android malware warning!

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    A new form of Android malware was able to slip past the anti-malware protections in Google Play and could have infected up to 4.2 million devices, according to a report from Check Point security researchers. According to the report, ExpensiveWall infected at least 50 apps and could have been downloaded 1-4.2 million times. So, what does this malware do? The report said that it "sends fraudulent premium SMS messages and charges users' accounts for fake services without their knowledge."

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    Last week the Equifax hack and now this. These companies need to put more resources towards security.
     
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    wished they gave a list of apps.
     
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    makes me wonder about avg and avast since they are also owned by the same company. I also wonder about their mobile apps.
     
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    Ever notice how some android malware always seems to appear just before a new iPhone gets released? Just wondering...
     
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    Is Steve Jobs, he setup a hacker fund in Russia before he died, he's the reason everything is happening the way it is... #truth

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    I thought the same until I did a search for android malware.
     
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    Does adding a # and saying it is the truth, really make it true?:rolleyes:
     
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