SkyGoFree malware spies on your Android phone and your messages

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SkyGoFree malware spies on your Android phone and your messages
« on: January 19, 2018, 11:10:34 PM »

Android threat-of-the-year so far in 2018, at least if you measure by media interest, is the curiously-named SkyGoFree malware.

(The name was apparently invented by researchers at Kaspersky, simply because they “found the word in one of the domains” used in one of the samples they looked at – the malware isn’t targeted at users of the telecommunications company Sky or its Sky Go TV product.)

In one word, SkyGoFree (or SkyFree as Sophos products detect it) is easily described: spyware.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/01/18/skygofree-malware-spies-on-your-android-phone-and-your-messages/

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