Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Malware infects Android-run devices via PCs


25 Jan 2014   #1

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Malware infects Android-run devices via PCs

Quote:
target's Android-running smartphone or tablet with information-stealing malware.

The malware in question has been dubbed Droidpak. Symantec researchers have failed to share how it is delivered to potential victims in the first place, but they have ferreted out what it does.

First, it drops a malicious DLL and registers it as a system service. Then it contacts a remote server and downloads a configuration file from it. The information contained in it allows it to download a malicious APK (Android application package) file, as well as and Android Debug Bridge tool if necessary.
Source

A Guy


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Malware infects Android-run devices via PCs




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Malware infects Android-run devices via PCs
Thread Forum
Android malware uses your PC's own mic to record you Security News
Malware infects 13 percent of North American home networks Security News
Researcher Creates Proof-of-concept Malware That Infects BIOS, NIC Security News
Potent malware link infects almost Security News
Swine Flu Malware Infects Your PC, Not You System Security

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:21 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33