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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 17 January 2018 - 07:35 PM

Powerful Skygofree spyware was reported in November by Lukas Stefanko and first analyzed by CSE CybSec

The Skygofree spyware analyzed by Kaspersky today was first spotted by the researcher Lukas Stefanko and the first analysis was published last year by the CSE Cybsec ZLab. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have made the headlines because they have...

January 16, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Malware  Mobile  

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Posted 17 January 2018 - 07:46 PM

Kaspersky reveals details of extraordinarily powerful Android trojan, Skygofree
By Mark Wycislik-Wilson

2018-01-17

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has revealed details of a highly-sophisticated Android trojan that takes advantage of multiple vulnerabilities to gain full control of a device. Skygofree has capabilities that have never been seen in the wild before.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 08:35 PM

[UPDATE]

 

Skygofree: New Government Malware for Android

Kaspersky Labs is reporting on a new piece of sophisticated malware:

    We observed many web landing pages that mimic the sites of mobile operators and which are used to spread the Android implants. These domains have been registered by the attackers since 2015. According to our telemetry, that was the year the distribution campaign was at its most active.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 08:41 PM

Skygofree: More Android malware malarkey
A lot of Android virus and malware stories are hooey. Skygofree is a prime example.

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Computerworld | Jan 23, 2018 2:00 AM PT

Are you scared about Skygofree? I mean, from the sound of things, this newly discovered malware can give the bad guys free rein on your Android smartphone.

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