New Android Malware Poses as Netflix App
The fake application contains a Trojan designed to harvest victims' Netflix account information.
Symantec researchers are warning of new malware disguised as Netflix's mobile application for Android devices.
"The phony app, which appears nearly identical to the actual one, contains a trojan 'Android.Fakeneflic' that attempts to harvest users' Netflix account information, Symantec researcher Irfan Asrar wrote in a blog post Wednesday," writes SC Magazine's Angela Moscaritolo. "The app was discovered on an online Android user forum, but is not available in the official Android Market."
"Once an unsuspecting user enters their login credentials into the nefarious app, the data is captured and posted to the attackers' server, Asrar said," Moscaritolo writes.
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