Huawei’s App Gallery hosted malicious apps installed by millions of Android users

Malware analysts discovered a dangerous information stealer trojan inside hundreds of Android apps on Huawei‘s AppGallery that have collectively clocked over 9 million downloads.

Discovered by cybersecurity sleuths at Dr. Web, the trojan is a variant of the Cynos malware, called Android.Cynos.7.origin that’s designed to collect sensitive user data. 

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