Fortinet researchers have uncovered several new variants of the DroigKungFu mobile malware.

"According to Axelle Aprville, senior computer security engineer at Fortinet, all of the variants share the same malicious commands, can download and install new software packages, start a program, open a given URL in the browser or delete a package," writes SC Magazine's Dan Raywood.

"'As for differences, mainly they rely on whether the sample uses exploits, whether the malicious functionalities are implemented natively, and whether the payload is encrypted with AES, and the key it uses,' said Aprville," Raywood writes.

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