DressCode Android Malware Discovered on Google Play

The Check Point mobile threat prevention research team discovered a new Android malware on Google Play, called “DressCode,” which was embedded into more than 40 apps, and found in more than 400 additional apps on third party app stores. Check Point notified Google about the malicious apps, and some have already been removed from Google Play. The oldest apps were uploaded to Google Play on April 2016, where they remained undetected until recently. Some of the apps reached between 100,000 and 500,000 downloads each. Between 500,000 and 2,000,000 users downloaded the malicious apps from Google Play. Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention can detect and stop repackaged malicious apps, keeping your device and the sensitive data on it protected from cybercrime. Watch this video to learn more or visit our blog to read all about Viking Horde.

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