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Kaspersky alert two very dangerous malware for Android.
The brand of antivirus Kaspersky warns the boom of two malicious programs for Android phones very dangerous, Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.ay Free Calls Update, able to seize the telephone and defraud the user.
Free Calls Update is the mix between a fake antivirus and malicious program that blackmails users to hijack the device according to the press release issued today by this company. The application, after executing, obtained administrator privileges and change the settings mobile internet access, locks the device and falsely notifies the user that a malicious program has stolen phone pornographic content.
Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a. has been described by Kaspersky Lab as the "most sophisticated Trojan of all time directed against Android", as it is able to send SMS to premium rate numbers and download and install other malicious programs on the infected phone, and remotely control the phone .
In June 2013, Kaspersky Lab reported a total of 100 386 modifications "malware" mobile, compared to 46 445 modifications, 2012. The note adds that a study of types of "malware" Mobile ranks first all Backdoors, with 32.3 percent of all viruses that infect both phones as computers. His goal is to open a "back door" to access the data stored on the device. Second, with 27.7% of all viruses are the SMS-Trojan, able to send messages without user consent to payment numbers
Source: Diario El Comercio Ecuador