Malware Infects More Than 60 Android Games In Google Playstore

A Malicious Trojan App Called Android.Xiny.19.origin has been found in the Google Playstore according to the researchers. The Malware Is designed to Download, Install And Run Programs receiving commands from Hackers.

The Security Researcher from Doctor Web said the Android.Xiny.19.origin infected more than 60 Android Games, Although he din't mention the name of the App and also the Games where Distributed by Over 30 Game Developers like Fun Color Games, BILLAPPS and So on.

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The Malware is Hidden In A Picture with a method called Steganography, After receiving Image from the Server, Android.Xiny retrieves the APK using a Special Algorithm best Known to him and execute it.

The Malware can perform several functions like Prompting User to Install Malicious Apps, And Call Also Install Apps, Delete Apps so far Root Access is enabled on the infected user device.

Doctor Web Claimed that he has notified Google about the issue.

Source:- IBTimes

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