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Android.Xiny: New malware threatens Android users

A new non-removable Android malware infects the software it aims to acquire access root and remove preinstalled applications. This is a new one variation of malicious Android-Xiny software, with improved mechanism self defense. This malware only targets older ones publications of Android devices. This is due to the fact that these Appliances they are vulnerable and cannot be repaired. So are you hackers tend to exploit them errors of these devices. This way they have the opportunity to get full root access of vulnerable devices and then do whatever they want to system.malicious Android software

The malicious Android.Xiny software was first detected in 2015. It collects all kinds information and sends them to a remote server. Malware is stealing privately data, displays advertisements and has the ability to download additional ones malicious applications. Moreover, it is unable to acquire royalties root, but it can download and launch other applications, which in turn may contain code strong enough to root the device and give the intruder even more control over one device.

In the infected device, the "intruders" install applications that are subject to Paid programs to make a profit. In some cases, they install huge amounts of harmless applications which can render the device inoperative. In addition, malware removes some preinstalled applications to free someone storage space.

The new version of malware has two levels of defensive coverage: the program it installs removes applications that can give a user root access while the corrupted one file libc.so prevents users from reinstalling programs.

If a device becomes infected with this type of malware, the best option is to refresh the firmware storage, but what can not be avoided is deletion of device data.


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