‘SMSZombie’ Trojan infects 500,000 Chinese Android users

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Reports have emerged from China of an ingenious new backdoor Android malware attack that has infected hundreds of thousands of subscribers and can prove difficult to de-install without technical support.

Dubbed Trojan!SMSZombie.A – ‘SMSZombie’ for short – by one of the companies reporting on it, the malware is said to have spread through the largest Chinese Android marketplace, GFan, piggybacking itself as a back door on the back of porn-themed wallpaper apps.

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