Wednesday November 30, 2016

More Than 1M Google Accounts Breached by Malware

While malware affecting more than a million Google accounts is bad, I have to admit that the "Gooligan" name is kinda clever. This infographic shows you how Gooligan works:

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As a result of a lot of hard work done by our security research teams, we revealed today a new and alarming malware campaign. The attack campaign, named Gooligan, breached the security of over one million Google accounts. The number continues to rise at an additional 13,000 breached devices each day. Our research exposes how the malware roots infected devices and steals authentication tokens that can be used to access data from Google Play, Gmail, Google Photos, Google Docs, G Suite, Google Drive, and more.

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