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Geinimi, Sophisticated New Android Trojan Found in Wild

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Geinimi, Sophisticated New Android Trojan Found in Wild:

The Threat:
A new Trojan affecting Android devices has recently emerged in China. Dubbed “Geinimi” based on its first known incarnation, this Trojan can compromise a significant amount of personal data on a user’s phone and send it to remote servers. The most sophisticated Android malware we’ve seen to date, Geinimi is also the first Android malware in the wild that displays botnet-like capabilities. Once the malware is installed on a user’s phone, it has the potential to receive commands from a remote server that allow the owner of that server to control the phone.

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Written by bernardhornet

March 7, 2011 at 3:03 pm

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