Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

Skygofree is among the most powerful spy platforms ever created for Android.

Last year, researchers found what at the time was quite possibly the world's most sophisticated espionage app ever written for the Android mobile operating system. Now, in a discovery that underscores the growing arms race among competing malware developers, researchers have uncovered a new Android spying platform that includes location-based audio recording and other features that have never been seen in the wild before.

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gdemos01273d ago

Lately it seems that everything is vulnerable. From PCs to the smallest gadget...Jesus..

ajax17273d ago

Yeah, and it's only going to get worse with iot's

Cobra951273d ago

Which is why I never want a connected house. The last thing I want is for some script kiddie in China to turn on my furnace nonstop in the middle of Summer while I'm away somewhere.

Cobra951273d ago

I'm increasingly convinced that we are vulnerable and exposed nearly all the time we're connected, and there's nothing we can do about it, because it's a game of whack-a-mole we can't win. Plug one hole and another leak springs up.