Malware Executes Search Activities On Android

Although uncommon, smartphone malware is making its way through Android applications, according to Tim Strazzere. He explains it's called HongTouTou, also known as ADRD Trojan. Unknown to the user, the malware requests additional user permissions and appears to execute a set of search-related activities in the background including keyword searches and clicks on specific search results.
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