Tuesday, July 5, 2016

10 million Android devices were infected with the virus – Popular Mechanics

The main goal of the program is that, infiltrating the system to download third-party applications and click on the banner ads, thereby earning easy money (about $ 300,000) to its developers.

In addition, experts suspect that the virus gets access to all the confidential information on the device, and so did all of the data available for sales to third-party stakeholders. What makes HummingBad particularly interesting is the fact that according to the specialists for its development are programmers Yingmob, the official multi-million dollar advertising corporation, based in Beijing.

No Yingmob, nor Google did not comment on the situation. However, if such incidents continue, – it can lead to big business and even international scandals



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