There has been something of a sting in the tail of the year for lovers of the Android mobile operating system, as researchers uncovered a new Trojan horse.
The Troj/Geinimi-A malware (also known as “Gemini”) has been seen incorporated into repackaged versions of various applications and games, and attempts to steal data, and may contact remote URLs.
Although some media reports have portrayed Geinimi as the first ever malware for the Google Android operating system, this isn’t correct. For instance, in the past we’ve seen banking malware has been found in the Android Market, security researchers have demonstrated spyware rootkits for Android devices, and users have been warned about Trojans from Russia which send…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.