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GTA Vice City Android Game Installs SMS Sending Boxer Variant

GTA Vice City Android Game Installs SMS Sending Boxer Variant

on September 10, 2012

Grand Theft Auto is a popular target for shenanigans, and today we’re going to look at an unofficial GTA Vice City game that wants users to install a variant of Boxer which claims to be a Flash update (you can …

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Boxer SMS Scam Poses as Firefox for Android

Boxer SMS Scam Poses as Firefox for Android

on July 3, 2012

One of our security researchers in the AV Labs spotted an Android application posing as the popular Web browser Firefox and is hosted on several Russian websites (Note that these sites are still up and running as of this writing). The …

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Searching for “Windows Android Drivers” Leads to Malware and Bogus Google Play Markets

Searching for “Windows Android Drivers” Leads to Malware and Bogus Google Play Markets

on December 7, 2012

If you’re on the lookout for Android USB drivers for your Windows OS, be very careful. Such strings like “Windows Android Drivers” or combinations of these may bring up results that you would rather stay away from. Our researchers in …

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The Fail is Strong with This One: Angry Birds Star Wars Android SMS Sender

The Fail is Strong with This One: Angry Birds Star Wars Android SMS Sender

on November 28, 2012

Back in April, fake copies of Angry Birds Space were in circulation – with the recent release of Angry Birds Star Wars, scammers have caused  a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of phones cried out in terror and were …

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Fraudsters Use Legit AV Brands to Mask Boxer

Fraudsters Use Legit AV Brands to Mask Boxer

on August 7, 2012

SMS scammers targeting Android smartphone users are showing no sign of ceasing. As long as Android has a big chunk of the consumer market, threats targeting this OS will never go away. So far, we’ve seen bogus mobile Internet browsers, such …

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New Android Malware Comes Bundled with Real Opera Mini

New Android Malware Comes Bundled with Real Opera Mini

on July 24, 2012

Avid readers of this blog can attest that we have been documenting a number of noteworthy and malicious binaries affecting smartphones, and users running Android, specifically, are affected mostly by these threats. One malware we have featured is called OpFake, a family …

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GFI Labs’ Top Stories of 2012

GFI Labs’ Top Stories of 2012

on December 17, 2012

2012 has been an interesting year not only for the security industry but also across other industries that touch on information, technology, gaming and anything social online. We have seen big feats, victories and oftentimes some failings we can only …

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Fake Flash Player App is an SMS Trojan and Adware

Fake Flash Player App is an SMS Trojan and Adware

on August 22, 2012

Adobe marked August 15, 2012—exactly a week ago—as the last day when users could download and install Flash Player on their Android devices if they didn’t have it yet. The company made this announcement so they can focus on Flash on the …

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Scammers Prey on London 2012 Mobile Game Players

Scammers Prey on London 2012 Mobile Game Players

on July 27, 2012

Not long ago, organizers of this year’s Olympic Games released London 2012 – Official Mobile Game, a fun smartphone app for Android, iOS, and Blackberry users.    Screenshots taken from Google Play (click to enlarge) According to this website: “The …

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