Malware di Amazon Appstore

Internet Accelerator Speed Up
Seperti halnya Android yang pertumbuhannya terus meningkat, tingkat pertumbuhan malware yang ditargetkan untuk Android juga meningkat. Selain Google Play Store, toko aplikasi milik Amazon, yaitu Amazon App Store juga sudah menjadi sasaran malware.

Baru-baru ini sebuah aplikasi dari Amazon App Store telah terdeteksi sebagai malware/adware (fungsionalitas = no, iklan = yes) oleh tim Kaspersky.

Roel dari Kaspersky :

It should come as no surprise that there are malicious apps in the Amazon App Store. is incredibly popular and it’s a very trivial step to also upload an app into their store.

We detect these pieces of malware as HEUR:Hoax.AndroidOS.FakeBapp.a and have been in contact with about this. The apps were previously available in Google Play as well, but had been removed at an earlier time.

Aplikasi yang bernama Internet Accelerator Speed Up ini juga sempat muncul di Play Store namun sudah dihapus oleh Google.

“no surprise”.

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