‘Agent Smith’ malware infects more than 25m Android devices

A malware that replaces code on popular apps with its own malicious code has been discovered on millions of Android devices. Researchers from security firm Check Point have discovered a an Android malware that replaces portions of apps with its own code. Dubbed ‘Agent Smith’ by the team, named after ‘The Matrix’ franchise antagonist for the clandestine methods which it uses to infect and remain undetected, it is believed that more than 25m Android devices have been affected.

Link: ‘Agent Smith’ malware infects more than 25m Android devices
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