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90% of Android handsets is vulnerable to malware Godless

Android is the most popular mobile operating system on the planet, but this degree of exposure has also earned him a not very positive reputation as a relatively vulnerable platform. Each year a trend to the rise of new threats for these devices, and now comes a new malware, very delicate, that could annoy at the 90% of Android handsets in the world.

According to a report by the guys at Trend Micro, a new incarnation of a malware has emerged in the network for Android called Godless, is about a trip which had arisen in the days of Lollipop and threat that returns now more dangerous than ever.

The origin of this pandemic would have been some malicious applications distributed through the Gooogle Play Store, where users purchased this malware unknowingly.

In theory, according to the security, Godless company would use an opensource of rooting under the name of android-rooting-tools, with which this would install processes and other pieces of malicious code in the background.

Trend Micro says that so far they have already registered over 850 thousand cases worldwide of devices infected with the malware Godless, and warned that the figure could increase if the users do not take the necessary precautions.

The reocmendacion is not installed inspirational outside Google Play, even of famous apps, since Godless is present in some cloned versions 100% functional that installed the malware also.

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