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Check Point warns of Android malware Gooligan, a sign of AI’s approach in 2017
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Check Point warns of Android malware Gooligan, a sign of AI’s approach in 2017

Tis' the season for malicious malware! Security firm Check Point on Wednesday November 30th 2016, has uncovered an advertising fraud scheme named Gooligan.  A variant of an Android malware campaign found by Check Point researchers in the SnapPea App in 2015, it infects Smartphones and tablets, stealing logins and passwords using its built in keylogger. Thus the hackers gain access to the following: Google Play Gmail Google Photos Google Docs G Suite Google Drive Programs accessed using a Google Account Already some 1,000,000 customer have been infected, with 50% of them in Asia alone. So what exactly is Gooligan? And how bad is it, anyway? Check Point warns of Gooligan – How Gooligan Works Gooligan, a Trojan horse type of attack malware, als...