Half a billion Android devices are impacted by the latest evolution of...

Half a billion Android devices are impacted by the latest evolution of mobile malware

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The latest malware scare might be the most terrifying to date.
Mobile security company Skycure co-founders Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit announced at the RSA conference in San Francisco this week that a new form of malware puts a vast majority of Android device users at risk. Called “accessibility clickjacking,” it’s one of the more ingenious methods of gaining access to someone’s phone.
As Skycure explains, clickjacking is a technique which tricks victims into clicking on an element that might not actually appear on the screen. By overlaying something relatively benign on the display, a user might be manually allowing access to his or her phone without ever knowing the difference.

Source: http://bgr.com/2016/03/04/android-malware-accessibility-clickjacking/
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht

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