Saturday, February 21, 2015

New spyware for Android works even after turning off your smartphone – Moskovsky Komsomolets

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The new virus for smartphones running on the operating system Android, is able to make calls and send text messages even after the user has turned off the device , reports RT.

In fact, the malicious program interferes with the process of disabling device and only make him believe that the shutdown occurred. The program shows the screensaver shutdown, then turns off the display, sound and vibration, and can then carry out any operations with the phone a secret from his master.

It is reported that the virus only works on versions of the operating system Android 5.0 and below only in that case, if the user has their own “hacked” smartphone for administrator rights. It is assumed that the new spyware managed to infect more than 10 thousand. Device, mainly in China.


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