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Android Malware Disguised as Security Update Steals SMSs and Intercepts Phone Calls

21
Jan
2014

Security researchers from FireEye have come across six versions of a new Android threat thats designed to steal SMS messages and intercept phone calls. The malware has been dubbed Android.HeHe.

The malicious element is being distributed as a security update for the mobile operating system. Once it infects a device, it connects to its command and control (CC) server and starts monitoring incoming SMSs.

The CC sends the malware a list of phone num…

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