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Author of “Heart App” SMS Worm Caught 17 Hours After First Infection

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Aug
2014

The author of the SMS work for Android that infected no less than 500,000 devices in just six hours time, was caught less than a day after the first malware infection was detected. The police in Shenzen arrested a 19-years-old, who is allegedly the creator of the worm dubbed Heart App by security researchers at Sophos. According to them, the young man, identified only as Li because of the ongoing investigation, is a software engineering student. There are n…

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