Visible to the public "25 Million Android Devices Infected by ‘Agent Smith’ Malware"Conflict Detection Enabled

Researchers from the security firm, Check Point, have discovered a new malware targeting Android devices, dubbed Agent Smith, which is capable of replacing legitimate apps on a device with malicious copies. The fake apps display advertisements from which the threat actors gain profit. Agent Smith could also be used by attackers to steal banking credentials. This malware has mostly infected Android devices in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Indonesia. This article continues to discuss Agent Smith in regard to its stages, impact, and targets, as well as the first signs of this malware traced by researchers.

Bleeping Computer reports "25 Million Android Devices Infected by 'Agent Smith' Malware"