Looking to capitalize on mobile device owners’ growing security fears, a new variant of theAndroid malware Marcher is infecting victims by fraudulently posing as a firmware security update. In a blog post, cybersecurity firm Zscaler reported finding a malicious HTML page that claims the reader’s device is vulnerable to viruses, urging the user to install a firmware update. “Some of your photos, chat messages and account passwords may have become visible to others on the Internet,” the message warns ominously.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine