Malware in the Form of Android App Steals Email Addresses & Phone Numbers

ZDNet, Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:43 PM
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Security researchers have identified a new form of Android spam which pretends to be a Google app and then uses this disguise to collect the email addresses and mobile phone numbers of consumers. The threat, which has been nicknamed MisoSMS, is coming from Chinese cybercriminals. The malware tried to get consumers to click on a link that takes them to the app. The app appears to be an Android settings app but if it is installed, it will steal data from the consumer's phone.

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