Discovery tool for the development of malicious applications controlled devices “Android” remote




Discovery tool for the development of malicious applications controlled devices “Android” remote

Revealed a security company for a software tool for the development of malicious applications targeting smart devices operating system “Android”, called Dendroid, a tool that began selling during the past few sites on the Internet black market.

The company said LookOut security solutions Dendroid tool that allows developers to launch malicious applications on the store, “Google Play”, where the system has a tool to deceive the verification tool shop applications formal system “Android”.

The tool uses the Code prevents the simulation system used by the shop “Google Play” from the performance of his work, a system that is testing the application as a normal user to verify that fit on the malicious software, or contrary to the policy of “Google”.

This, the company said that the seriousness of security solutions Dendroid tool lies in the opportunity available to developers to provide applications can control smart devices operating system “Android” from a distance.

She explained the company LookOut that the software allows application developers to carry out with the victims, such as intercept messages sent to those devices in addition to Almkamat and get a copy of it, and download all the image on those devices, and the use of a camera and microphone infected machines to take pictures or video to the user without his knowledge.

And can application developers using the tool Dendroid do other things harmful to the user owner of the device is installed on their applications malignant like to know information its own calculations, and the use of his remote to send short text messages or talks, and get a complete record of the sites viewed by or is added to Favorites.

The software tool sold $ 300 paid by any of the e-currency such as “Petkoan”, which is the amount the developer provides a complete version of the tool in addition to all the updates that are issued to them, and support for how to create malicious applications out.

In contrast, the company advised users LookOut devices operating system “Android” should not download any apps without checking the source, as well as the need to use a protection applications from malicious software.

It is noteworthy that a previous study, carried out by the company F-Secure security solutions, confirmed that 97% of malware targeting phones in 2013 was upgraded to the system “Android”, and that an increase of 18% compared to the year 2012.
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