Android Malware Infects Fake Angry Birds Space Game

“Angry Birds” just a got a little angrier. Android malware authors have seized an opportunity to infect unsuspecting smartphone users with the launch of the latest addition to the immensely popular “Angry Birds” series of games, according to Naked Security.

Android users should be on the lookout for editions of the fake “Angry Birds Space” game that have been plaangry birds 150x150 Android Malware Infects Fake Angry Birds Space Gameced in unofficial Android app stores. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to spot the infected birds, as the game plays and looks just like the real “Angry Birds Space.”

Before downloading Android applications to your device, proceed with caution and make sure to read the user reviews. If you want the real “Angry Birds Space,” the safest way is to get it from Google Play, Google’s Android app store.

To read the full article, visit http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/04/12/android-malware-angry-birds-space-game/.

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