Trend Micro: doubled Android malicious software during 2015

Apr

3

2016

It has released Trend Micro specialized security software a new report which refers to the proliferation of malicious software system for Android in 2015 , faster than ever before, according to the total of new cases detected during 2015.

Have been reported, according to the researchers, the security company located in Tokyo, Japan, last year in 2015 for twice the number of cases of malware compared to the previous year’s figures in 2014.

The company published a detailed statement on the annual report shows the security concerns about the increasing incidence of malware on Android, and pointed to the exposure MediaServer component targeting significantly during 2015.

It can exploit vulnerabilities in MediaServer component to carry out attacks using arbitrary code, and can be of such attacks to force the device operating system to do a restart endless battery drain.

He warned the new report from 2016 was regarded as a more general focus on the breakthrough portable devices, which can lead to a breach of personal privacy for the user.

The hacker can make your Android silent and unable to make calls because of the lack of response to the screen, along with the possibility of introducing the device in the re-run a continuous process, which makes the phone useless.

Trend Micro spotted around 10.6 million Android malicious attack during the fourth quarter of last year alone, compared with 4.26 million during the attack last three months of 2014.

The problem of the panel led Samsung Sowicki SwiftKey keys that allowed to download malicious code in advance within the additional language packs to put more than 600 million phone Samsung Galaxy class at risk.

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