Chinese malware

Mobile Malware Dubbed ‘Bill Shocker’ Targets Chinese Android Users

A new bit of malware is targeting popular apps on Android mobile devices to spew costly spam.Beijing- and Dallas-based NQ Mobile said at least 600,000 Chinese users have been hit with the malicious code named “Bill Shocker” (a.expense.Extension.a) because it runs up the bills of infected users while sending spam messages using their devices. So far, the infection seems contained to China, but its success may pose an international danger based on current traction.

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