Thursday, December 30, 2010

Android Trojan Geinimi

Lookout Mobile Security blog reports the spreading of a new sophisticated trojan on Android devices. Geinimi, the Trojan has been injected into legitimate versions of Android games and apps--mostly distributed via third-party app stores in China.

Lookout believes Geinimi is capable of receiving commands from a central server, and it can collect and transmit user data. There is also the posibility that Geinimi might be setting up the infrastructure required for a botnetLookout also believes there is a possibility that Geinimi could be laying the groundwork for an Android botnet.

How do you protect yourself?

Via Download Squad

Image via Lookout Mobile Security

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