Fake Android apps used for targeted surveillance found in Google Play

Security researchers have found two separate instances of hackers using Android apps to conduct highly targeted surveillance in the Middle East. Social engineering employed to distribute ViperRAT malware which uses infected devices to take photos and record audio. The apps are built from two separate families of surveillance-focused malware, both targeting around a thousand unsuspecting users.

Link: Fake Android apps used for targeted surveillance found in Google Play
via http://www.zdnet.com

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