Android Spyware Snoops on Government, Military Security Job Seekers

New Android spyware, apparently targeting government security job seekers, has been detected in Saudi Arabia. The code is poor but the malware works efficiently, claims McAfee in a report published yesterday.

The spyware openly masquerades as a chat app called Chat Private. McAfee claims it is working in tandem with a job site that offers work for security personnel in government or military jobs. In reality the site seems much like any other job site and advertises many different job sectors, including for example, media, accounting, education, medical and so on.

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