A Tic-tac-toe game is actually a new mobile trojan – detected as Trojan-Spy,AndroidOS.Gomal.a, or Gomal – targeting Android devices. Gomal is capable of recording audio from the microphone, stealing incoming SMS messages, stealing device information such as cell phone number.
Obtaining root privileges, dumping memory regions of some processes in order to obtain sensitive data, and stealing data from the device log. Gomal uses many techniques initially incorporated into Windows trojans, the post indicates. Packaging trojans in mobile games is common – there are multiple cases of attackers doing so using the popular games.Read more