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Dangerous New Android Malware- Please Run LiveUpdate

Created: 10 Jun 2013
Mick2009's picture

Just raising awareness of a new Trojan Horse that targets Android.  Prevention is far better than a cure in many cases, so please run LiveUpdate on your Androids to stay protected. 

Android.Obad
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2013-060411-4146-99

Threats like this (and variants of known threats) are discovered very often- I recommend that you ensure that your Symantec Mobile Security client receives new definitions daily and scans for threats daily.  If you manage the Androids in your corporate environment, I recommend setting the policy so that these updates and scans occur that frequently.

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