Android malware subscribes you to premium services without you knowing

Microsoft’s 365 Defender Team says there’s a growing popularity of malware that can subscribe you to a premium service without your knowledge. The attack is quite elaborate, though, and there are quite a few steps that the malware has to execute.

For starters, the apps harboring the malware are usually classified as “toll frauds” and use “dynamic code loading” to carry out the attack. In short, the malware subscribes you to a premium service using your telecom monthly bill. You are then forced to pay.

The malware only works by exploiting the so-called WAP (wireless application…

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