Security researchers have discovered a malicious Android trojan codenamed Android/Trojan.Pawost that's packed inside a stopwatch app but uses Google Talk to initiate phone calls to unregistered numbers.
Pawost begins its malicious behavior after users install it. As soon as this happens, the app shows a Google Talk icon in the smartphone's notifications area. There's no text with this icon, and the notification is a dead giveaway that something is wrong and you should uninstall the app as soon as possible. A few minutes later, the app will start making calls to several unknown numbers, using the Google Talk application.Read more
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