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Cybercriminals Trick Mobile Users into Paying $5 / €3.6 for Flash Player

22
Feb
2014

Cybercriminal schemes involving fake copies of Flash Player are not uncommon. However, security researchers from F-Secure have come across an interesting one. It all starts with a piece of malware designed to target Android devices. Once the threat infects a device, it drops a couple of Flash 11 installers. When the installers are executed, an instant download screen is displayed. However, users are asked to pay $5 (3.6) via PayPal to…

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