Android Mobile Trojan : INDIA Accounts 50 % Infection from Overall

Android users are strictly advised by experts to download the mobile apps from the Goole Play Store Since Google regulates serious security check while developers submitting the map. Trojan, may be penetrated with help of other sources of App download and external links.
From 2014, this malware created a big dent in the android devices, Current data is at least 6,00,000 devices per day in the world

Researchers from Cheetah mobile

Behaviour of this kind of malware:

  • Auto Generate the Pop-up and Banner Ads and lead the user to download the attackers targeted Ads
  • While logging to Goole Play Store: Malware induced to auto install the unwanted app, without user knowledge
  • Download the malware from the pornographic websites and third party links.

 

  • Auto Generate the Pop-up and Banner Ads and lead the user to download the attackers targeted Ads

  • While logging to Goole Play Store: Malware induced to auto install the unwanted app, without user knowledge

  • Download the malware from the pornographic websites and third party links.

 

Types of Trojan and Number of Installations;

From the Clean Masters App data, The top three malware are being Installed more than 10,000 times every day.

 

Data Source: Cheetah Mobiles

Data Source: Cheetah Mobiles

Who Behind This ?

The Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab says two top source who promotes malware are

  1. com.sms.sys.manager
  2. com.al.alarm.controller

and surprisingly both are from the same trojan family, the behaviour of this kind of trojans is that use to recommend unwanted Apps to the users

More than 50% of the total infection is for India, Secon and third most infected countries Indonesia and Philippines, This Indicates that most of the victim from Asian countries.




 

How to Fix This:

At this point, the best way is to upgrade the Android to 6.o marshmallow and 7.o Naught, Since this Trojan affects only the previous version androids.

“More than 50% of the total infection is for India, Secon and third most infected countries Indonesia and Philippines, This Indicates that most of the victim from Asian countries.”

source : cmcm.com




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