New malware seizes on COVID-19 to target Android users

A new form of malware that experts are referring to as “TangleBot” is relying on interest in COVID-19 to trick Android users in the U.S and Canada into clicking on a link that will infect their cell phones, according to analysts at the mobile and email security company Cloudmark. . Cloudmark says the “clever and complicated” malware sends Android users a text message claiming to have the latest COVID-19 guidance in their area or informs them that their third COVID-19 vaccine appointment has been scheduled.

Link: New malware seizes on COVID-19 to target Android users
via http://www.cbsnews.com

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