Symantec Finds Fake Google Android Update
Posted on: 03/10/2011 03:44 PM

PC World posted a news story that Google's latest update for its Android mobile OS appears to already have been subverted by hackers, according to the security vendor Symantec.

Symantec Finds Fake Google Android Update


Symantec found an application called the "Android Market Security Tool" that is a repackaged version of the legitimate update by the same name that removed the DroidDream malware from infected devices.

The fake security tool sends SMSes to a command-and-control server, wrote Mario Ballano of Symantec.



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