Monday, August 27, 2012

Trojan Loozfon aimed at Female Japanese users Android-devices

Symantec: Trojan Loozfon aimed at women users Android-devices

The malware steals the victim's phone number and contact list, which is stored on the mobile device.

Representatives of the company Symantec documented Trojan, which is aimed at women users Android-devices. Victims of a malicious program called Loozfon become a resident of Japan.

Initially, the potential victim receives an e-mail inviting them to earn easy money online, or to meet a rich man.

In a letter to offer users to follow a link, when clicked, the device is installed on a fake application «Will you win?», Containing a Trojan. In Symantec noted that the application does not have anything to do with drawing money or to meet wealthy men.

"If the application is installed and runs, it counts from two to zero, and then issues a notice of the fact that the user has lost. The application is programmed in such a way that the user plays in any case, but actually win and nothing "- experts Symantec notes.

Malicious activity Trojan is that it steals your contact list, which is stored in the user's phone and phone number. The stolen data is sent to the developers of malicious applications.

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