Monday, May 21, 2012

Android Malware ...using real apps as disguise 'wrappers'

The ominous trend is that quarter-on-quarter malware is not only getting more common but more sophisticated. 

An important technique is the use app ‘wrappers’ to allay the suspicion of users that rogue software might have been installed. These work by bundling legitimate apps with malware in order to gain permissions without the user understanding what it is being granted for. (more) (sing-a-long)