Cutwail Spam Botnet Targeting Android Users

Brett Stone-Gross of Dell SecureWorks has excellent analysis of Android malware being distributed via the Cutwail spam botnet.

Dell SecureWork's Stels Android Trojan Malware Analysis

Here’s the conclusion:

Dell SecureWork's Stels Android Trojan Malware Analysis

“The distribution of the Stels trojan through a spam campaign is unusual for Android malware”.

That’s a bit of an understatement.

Stone-Gross’s analysis is significant evidence of Android malware’s evolution into mass-market crimeware.

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Hat tip to @iblametom

On 04/04/13 At 01:00 PM

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