- Shedun (GhostPush)
- Kemoge (ShiftyBug)
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All the three adware families root-infect Android devices in order to prevent their removal and give attackers unrestricted access to the devices.
The Malware Doesn’t Exploit Any Vulnerability
- Read the text that appears on the phone screen
- Determine an app installation prompt
- Scroll through the permission list
- Finally, Press the install button without any physical interaction from the user
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Lookout categorized them as “Trojanized Adware” because the goal of this malware is to install third-party apps and serve aggressive advertising.