New Android Malware Comes Bundled with Real Opera Mini

GFI : Avid readers of this blog can attest that we have been documenting a number of noteworthy and malicious binaries affecting smartphones, and users running Android, specifically, are affected mostly by these threats. One malware we have featured is called OpFake, a family of Trojans posing as a free app, which are often times under the guise of Opera Mini. Once OpFake is installed on a smartphone, it sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers without the owners knowing. In other words, it scams them into shelling out money.

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fatstarr2098d ago

this is just brilliant and ingenious.

gotta watch everything I install now.

imagine wow... if all viruses gave you the real program after you install it you would never know.