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Submitted by mpctips 756d ago | news

Odd Android Malware Attacks Windows PCs, Triggers Your Microphone

Maximum PC: Do you talk to your PC? If so, be careful what secrets you share with your system, you never know who might be listening. We're not being paranoid here, Security firm Kaspersky has discovered a pair of malicious programs in Google Play that are designed to infect PCs, where it then gets busy tapping into the audio system so that it can record the victim. The sound files are then sent to the malware's author. What's the point? (Android, malware, PC hardware, Phones, Software, Windows)

newsguy  +   756d ago
that's some trippy malware
DeadManMcCarthy  +   755d ago
detachable mic ftw.
fatstarr  +   755d ago
thats smart some next generation stuff.

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