Avast: Android APT delivered via Facebook

Avast: Social engineering used to trick Facebook users into downloading Advanced Persistent Threat disguised as Kik Messenger app.

The fake FB profiles from ‘attractive but fictitious women’ lure victims into downloading spyware the company calls Tempting Cedar Spyware.

Commentary by Danny Palmer for ZDnet here: Hacking group used Facebook lures to trick victims into downloading Android spyware

“At least three fake social media accounts posing as young women have encouraged victims into downloading highly invasive Android malware.”

David Harley

This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by David Harley. Read the original post at: Mac Virus