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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1425 Banking trojan, Gugi, evolves to bypass Android 6 protection
Almost every Android OS update includes new security features designed to make cybercriminals’ life harder. And, of course, the cybercriminals always try to bypass them.

We have found a new modification of the mobile banking Trojan, Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Gugi.c that can bypass two new security features added in Android 6: permission-based app overlays and a dynamic permission requirement for dangerous in-app activities such as SMS or calls. The modification does not use any vulnerabilities, just social engineering.
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#1429 "Catastrophic" DDoS attack pummels Linode servers over labor day weekend
#1428 Cry ransomware uses UDP, Imgur, Google Maps
#1427 Hackers “find Twitter exploit” and resurrect banned accounts
#1426 Google fixes final 'Quadrooter' flaws with new security patch
#1425 Banking trojan, Gugi, evolves to bypass Android 6 protection
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