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New Android malware family has infected thousands of devices – here’s what we know

December 28, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity researchers from McAfee hae uncovered over a dozen malicious apps lurking in the Google Play Store.

The researchers claim these apps were carrying a potent piece of malware, capable of stealing sensitive data from the infected Android devices and possibly even running ad fraud.

The apps were downloaded at least 330,000 times.

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According to the researchers, the backdoor is called “Xamalicious”, and has so far been discovered in thee following apps:

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