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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1536 Over 400 instances of Dresscode malware found on Google Play store, say researchers
More than 400 apps available via the official Google Play Store contain the Dresscode Trojan malware, according to researchers.

The Dresscode malware first appeared in April: once downloaded by an unwary user, Dresscode can be used by those controlling it to conduct cyberespionage, download sensitive data, or recruit other devices on the network into a botnet.

Cybersecurity researchers at Trend Micro have warned that over 400 instances of Dresscode malware are available for download from the Google Play store where, using a similar technique to the Viking Horde malware, it masquerades as a legitimate application to trick the user into downloading it.
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#1536 Over 400 instances of Dresscode malware found on Google Play store, say researchers
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