DrainerBot SKD Sucks Data and Battery From Android Devices

Dubbed DrainerBot, the nefarious operation relies on hidden and unseen video ads that are delivered to users to incur data overage charges. With over 10 gigabytes of data consumed per device each month, the cost likely rises to over $100 per year per device. The DrainerBot code is being distributed through an infected Software Development Kit (SDK) that has been integrated into hundreds of popular consumer Android apps and games, including Perfect365, VertexClub, Draw Clash of Clans, Touch ‘Beat – Cinema, and Solitaire: 4 Seasons (Full).

Link: DrainerBot SKD Sucks Data and Battery From Android Devices
via http://www.securityweek.com

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