That SMS message could be some seriously nasty Android malware

Threat actors are using SMS text messages to spread a password-stealing malware that attacks Android devices, experts have warned. Once installed, the malware, known as FluBot, will harvest authentication details and other personal details and sensitive information. To make matters worse, the malware makes its way into a victim’s address book, and in worm-like fashion infects other devices by sending itself to all the contacts. Third-party APKs From an infected device, the malware sends a text message masquerading as legitimate, often pretending to have come from reputable companies such as DHL, Amazon, Asda,…

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