A new malware called Viking Horde has started to infect various devices that run on Google’s Android mobile operating system. According to a research team at Check Point, Viking Horde has already attacked a number of mobile apps at the Google Play store, including Viking Jump, Parrot Copter, Memory Booster, Simple 2048, and WiFi Plus.
So what exactly does happen to Android smartphones and tablet devices that are attacked by Viking Horde? For starters, they become a part of a botnet, a network of handsets that hackers can control, specifically in completing particular tasks without the knowledge and consent of the owners of the devices.
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