Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday November 06, 2015

New Strain Of Android Malware Is 'Virtually Impossible' To Remove

Honestly, it should be legal to hunt down the people that make this stuff and kick their asses.

Do you remember the bad old days of computer viruses so invasive that it was easier to nuke your software and start over than fix the problem? They're back... in mobile form. Lookout has noticed a trend toward Android malware that masquerades as a popular app, but quietly gets root-level access to your phone and buries itself deep in the operating system. If that happens, you're in serious trouble.

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