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As the world shifts to mobile, hackers are adapting their strategies. According to Kaspersky Labs, the security firm just discovered a successful campaign by unknown hackers to target malware at a group of Android phone users. The target: Tibetan activists. The Conference app is malware. Image credit: Forbes The key to getting the attack off the ground was gaining access to the email of a well-known activist and then using that account to send malware-loaded emails to other activists.  Once the attachment was opened on an Android phone, the Trojan would gather contacts and other data and send it to a server in Los Angeles. According to Forbes, the attachment was called “WUC’s... Read more...