A new piece of Android malware, CopyCat, has infected 14 million devices, and rooted over eight million of them. Once it hijacks your device, it can install random revenue generating apps, or it can force your device to visit advertising links. With root control, the malware has enough privilege to do worse things in the future. Watch today’s video to learn more about CopyCat, and how you can avoid it.
Episode Runtime: 2:34
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTvKTwWVRQA
- Researcher’s blog post on CopyCat Android malware – Checkpoint
- How to avoid the CopyCat malware – Slashgear