Security researchers at Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab believe they could have discovered one of the largest trojan families of all time, affecting millions of Android devices around the world when it was in full swing. The mobile phone trojan family, known as “Hummer,” gained traction in early 2016 when it was infecting “nearly 1.4 million devices daily at its peak,” according to Cheetah Mobile. Hummer is thought to have originated in China relative to underground industry there, based on an email address linked to the domains used, and it saw 63,000 daily infections in China alone.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Tech Republic