Flappy Bird Malware

Flappy bird is one of the biggest hype games currently.  When the creator, Dong Nguyen, decided to take the app down, malware creators decided to take this opportunity to offer the game   on third party  app sites. The problem with these apps though is that it is when installed it requests to send a text message which will essentially give the hacker all of your information.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57618767-83/squawk-flappy-bird-fakes-are-hatching-android-malware/

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One thought on “Flappy Bird Malware

  1. This is a very hot topic right now due to the popularity of Flappy Bird. iPhones are being sold for a lot of money with Flappy Bird installed, so the demand for this game is very high. People should be more aware of the permissions the apps they download are requesting.

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