Posts tagged Dogspectus

Dogspectus, also known as Cyber.Police, targets Android OS and spreads via a currently unnamed exploit kit. If an Android device is used to visit a website hosting malicious advertisements, the hostile Javascript code contained within those ads exploits several Android vulnerabilities to quietly install Dogspectus without the knowledge of the victim. Packaged as an Android .apk application, it does not display an “application permissions” dialogue box before installing itself onto the device.

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