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AdultSwine
TypeMalware
Date2018
PlatformAndroid
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AdultSwine is a dangerous Android malware and possibly adware which is discovered in 2018 by Checkpoint Software Technologies. The malware was found programmed into around 60 apps on the Google Play Store, primarily those aimed at children. The bug would display pornographic ads that, when clicked on, would instruct victims to download more malicious software in an attempt to steal personal data. It is estimated that between 3 to 7 million users may have been infected.  

Payload

When a malware-infected app is installed and executed, This popup ad called subswin.com, showing a message which allows users to view pornographic pictures of Kim Kardashian. However, clicking subscribe will steal user's account information.