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Rise seen in use of Google service for mobile botnets

Antone Gonsalves | Nov. 18, 2013
Google Cloud Messaging serving as conduit for sending data from C&C servers

Clicking on the link in the text, automatically downloaded Obad, Kaspersky said.

Typical for mobile malware reports, Kaspersky recorded an increasing number of samples. The number in the vendor's collection rose nearly 20 percent from the second quarter to 120,000.


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