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This new Android malware comes disguised as a chat app

CallerSpy can monitor calls, messages, take screenshots and records its surroundings, say researchers - who warn that it could be the early stages of a targeted cyber-espionage campaign.

A new form of mobile malware designed to snoop on calls, texts and other communications is targeting Android users by duping them into downloading a fake chat application.

The trojan malware, dubbed CallerSpy, has been discovered and detailed by cybersecurity researchers at Trend Micro, who believe the malware attacks are part of a cyber espionage campaign.


Smartphones are a particularly useful target for attackers with the goal of cyber espionage because, not only do the devices contain vast amounts of information, they're also with the target the entire time.


https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-new-android-malware-comes-disguised-as-a-chat-app/









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