Minecraft Pocket Edition add-ons Infects Android devices with Sockbot Trojan

Android devices were recently targeted by hackers again as eight Minecraft oriented apps in the Google Play Store are infected with the new Android.Sockbot malware. Android.Sockbot is a new Trojan horse that spreads using Minecraft oriented apps on Google Play. At the time of writing, the malicious apps are already removed from the Store but it has left a number of devices infected with the scale of infections that might range from 600,000 to 2.6 million Android devices.

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Based on the findings of Symantec – the one who identified the Sockbot malware – most of the victims are from the United States. However, that does not mean that other users from other countries aren’t affect…
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