Android Malware Exploiting Google Cloud Messaging Service

Researchers have discovered a number of malicious Android apps are using Google’s Cloud Messaging (GCM) service and leveraging it as a command and control server to carry out attacks. A post on Securelist today by Kaspersky Lab’s Roman Unuchek, breaks down five Trojans that have been spotted checking in with GCM after launching. Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakeInst.a Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Agent.ao […]

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How DNSChanger Malware Works

DNSChanger is malicious software (malware) that changes a user’s Domain Name System (DNS) settings, in order to divert traffic to unsolicited and potentially illegal sites. Beginning in 2007, the cyber ring responsible for DNSChanger operated under the company name “Rove Digital” and used the malware to manipulate users’ Web activity by redirecting unsuspecting users to […]

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