DressCode Malware family affect 40 Android Apps, found on Google Play Store

Sep 07, 2016 | 4:47 am

Published by | Chandan Singh

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40 Android applications in Play store contain a new malware DressCode, not only this, also affect DressCode Family Malware . The harmful android apps could be used to infect corporate mobile devices of BYOD and gain access to internal network or corporate and business web servers, according to evaluate Point researchers.

One of the popular malicious android app, a game “Dress up Musa Winx” Other malicious programs found on Google Play included “Dress up princess Apple White” “Forsaken House ” and “Dark Empress” Another 400 applications embedded with the malware strain were uncovered on third-party application stores.

An attacker could exploit infected mobile devices by establishing communication with the unit and sending to device, command to get internal all files from internal networks if the infected device has gain access to an internal corporate and business network.

The malware pressure uses proxy IP details to create smartphone-enabled botnet, a method that is similar to harm employed by the Viking Horde malware uncovered by Check Point in May.

Source: scmagazine