Millions caught up in Android botnet

January 28, 2012

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Source: Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, ZDNet

Security firm Symantec has uncovered a massive botnet that may have lured millions of unwitting Android users into downloading malware infected apps from the official Google Android Market.

The Trojan, dubbed ‘Android.Counterclank‘ by Symantec, was packaged into at least 13 free games published by three different publishers on the official app download site. The following apps are known to be affected:

Published by iApps7 Inc:

Counter Elite Force
Counter Strike Ground Force
CounterStrike Hit Enemy
Heart Live Wallpaper
Hit Counter Terrorist
Stripper Touch Girl

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