Symantec Concludes Just Eight Google Play ‘Minecraft’ Apps May Have Added Millions to Botnets – Gizmodo

In a blog post on Wednesday, Symantec security researchers wrote they had discovered at least eight Google Play Store apps that functioned as fronts for a “new and highly prevalent type of Android malware” called Android.Sockbot. The apps in question …
Google Play apps with as many as 2.6m downloads added devices to botnetArs Technica
Symantec Finds More Botnet-Building Malware In Google PlayTom’s Hardware
New Android malware adds victims’ devices to botnetiTWire

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