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IRC Bot for Android Masquerades as Madden NFL 12

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IRC Bot for Android Masquerades as Madden NFL 12

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Just seen this:
[quote="Security Week"]
IRC Bot for Android Masquerades as Madden NFL 12
Denis Maslennikov, a mobile security expert from Kaspersky Lab, has discovered what he says is the first IRC bot for Android he has seen.
While he wasn’t able to determine how the file is being propagated, he said that after installation, the malicious Android application disguises itself as "MADDEN NFL 12", a mobile version of the popular NFL football video game.
What’s more interesting, he said, was that the malware is packaged with a root exploit and an SMS Trojan, working in tandem and providing the attacker with full access to an infected Android device.
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