Android spyware masquerades as a System Update

Malware of all kinds on Android are nothing new. Some even manage to get past Google Play Store’s security checks. Most, however, ride on apps that are sourced outside of Android’s sanction app store and those are often able to wreak more havoc than normal harmful apps. Case in point is a new kind of spyware that could be one of the more sophisticated malware of its kind in recent months, not only gaining access to almost all of a user’s data but even conning them into thinking it’s a legit system update.

Link: Android spyware masquerades as a System Update
via http://www.slashgear.com

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