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DroidDreamLight lurks behind legitimate Android apps

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Legitimate Android apps that have been modified to carry malicious code have become a common sight in the Android Market and so pose serious security threats to all Android-based device users. We analyzed one particular malware known as DroidDreamLight and compiled our findings in this paper. DroidDreamLight, which affected 30,000-120,000 users in May 2011, is capable of stealing users' personal information and of sending stolen data to cybercriminals.

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Malicious and Unwanted Software (MALWARE), 2011 6th International Conference on

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18-19 Oct. 2011