In what is being called the largest Google account breach to date, more than a million Android users stand at risk as a malware called Gooligan is giving access to hackers to root their devices remotely. Researchers from Check Point say they have stumbled upon this family of Android-based malwarewhich has been found in at least 86 apps available in third-party marketplaces. It can remotely root the device to gain privileged system access to Android devices running on all Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop variants. Devices running on these versions currently account for nearly 74% of all Android users.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times