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Podcast: A Peek at the World of Android Botnets


FireEye security researcher Vinay Pidathala joins Ryan Naraine to talk about the MisoSMS botnet that steals SMS messages from Android devices and the state of security on the Android ecosystem.

Related: Massive Android Mobile Botnet Hijacking SMS Data


Ryan is the host of the podcast series “Security Conversations – a podcast with Ryan Naraine”. He is the head of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis team in the USA and has extensive experience in computer security user education, specializing in operating system and third-party application vulnerabilities, zero-day attacks, social engineering and social networking threats. Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, he monitored security and hacker attack trends for over 10 years, writing for eWEEK magazine and the ZDNet Zero Day blog. Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanaraine.Previous Columns by Ryan Naraine:Podcast: A Peek at the World of Android BotnetsApple Plugs Gaping Holes in Safari BrowserMassive Android Mobile Botnet Hijacking SMS DataArbor Networks: Beware of Bitcoin Alarm Utility Database Cloud Services a Malware Risk to Enterprises: Imperva

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