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This complex PC-Android malware combo can be yours for just $5,000

22
May
2014

Researchers at Symantec have discovered that previously known phishing malware for Android has been further developed into a sophisticated weapon that can perform various other malicious activities, and that can work together with similar apps for Windows, Ars Technica reports. Called iBanking, the malware is available to individuals with malicious intentions for around $5,000. The software can intercept incoming and outgoing SMS messages, redirect incoming voice calls, capture sounds within range of the microphone, obtain geolocation data, access the file system, “and remotely corral the device into sprawling mobile botnets that use either HTTP or SMS to communicate, depending on the current network status of the infected handset.” Apparently, iBanking masquerades as a genuine social networking, banking or security application in

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