Zscaler Research :: Trojanized and Pirated Assassins Creed app

by Volker Weber

During our daily research, we recently came across Android malware disguising itself as an Assassins Creed app, which is a popular paid gaming application. The malware in question will install a pirated version of the Assassins Creed game that functions normally, making end user oblivious to the malicious activities it performs in background.

This hurts the right people. Smart enough to steal apps, but not smart enough to not do it.

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Full ACK.

Hubert Stettner, 2014-12-12

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