Chinese SMS payment app infects half million devices with malware

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Android device sales continue to surge in China, with over 683 million subscribers. A large market like that attracts a lot of attention, some good and some bad. An example of bad attention came to light with the discovery of a new malware/virus infecting over 500,000 owners of Android devices. TrustGo, an anti-virus specialist company, identified the malware on July 25th and it has since been dubbed Trojan!SMSZombie. According to TrustGo, the malware code is initially contained within apps for wallpaper. After being downloaded, the infected app will ask a user to download an additional file (IT news)