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Mazar BOT: Android Malware That Can Erase Your Phone

Group of security experts at Heimdal Security has recently discovered a BOT in android phone which can erase your phone easily. BOT which executed in the form of SMS/MMS can easily erase your phone. It has even capability to gain root access on your smartphone.Interestingly this new bot doesnt get executed on Russian Based Smartphones as it has been reported that cyber criminals are behind this malware. Dubbed as Mazar Bot, it will gain administrator rights and allow the attackers to:

  • SEND_SMS
  • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
  • INTERNET
  • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
  • WRITE_SMS
  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
  • WAKE_LOCK
  • GET_TASKS
  • CALL_PHONE
  • RECEIVE_SMS
  • READ_PHONE_STATE
  • READ_SMS
  • ERASE_PHONE

Bot has message like this:

You have received a multimedia message from +[country code] [sender number] Follow the link http: //www.mmsforyou [.] Net / mms.apk to view the message.

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