[Cryptography] Previously unknown (I think) Malware

Ray Dillinger bear at sonic.net
Fri Sep 21 01:44:17 EDT 2018

On 09/20/2018 05:57 PM, Tom Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:55 AM Howard Chu <hyc at symas.com
> <mailto:hyc at symas.com>> wrote:
>     Ray Dillinger wrote:
>     >
>     >
>     > I have recently become aware of some previously unknown malware, and
>     > need to move it toward analysis/publication/eventual CERT advisory.
>     >
>     > It is tentatively named "Gaslight" because for a while the discoverer
>     > thought he was going crazy.
> I almost said call the FBI but Android an Pixel take it quickly to Google.
> Apple has moved entirely to bluetooth and abandoned the plug so 
> they are in the field of view of the telescopic sight of the bad guys.
> https://www.google.com/about/appsecurity/android-rewards/

I'm getting somebody from the Android Anti-Malware team out there next
week, as soon as we get scheduling worked out.


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