Feb 1 2012

Massive virus spred on Android market.

by Zylr

Symantec announced last Friday that the company discovered a new malicious program that spreads on the Android Market.
The infected program assigned the name Android.Counterclank of Symantec spread through 13 popular apps from three different publishers on the Market.

Several of the apps are still available on Android Market in the time of writing. Symantec has released a list of the apps that contain trojan here.


By figuring out how many people downloaded each app Symantec appreciates that between one to five million users may have been affected by malware Android.Counterclank.

– This is the largest incident about malware we’ve seen in Android Market, said Kevin Haley of Symantec.