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These malicious Android apps will only strike when you move your smartphone

Once again, cybercriminals have managed to sneak malicious apps onto the Google Play Store. Researchers with Trend Micro have found two Android apps on Google Play that serve the Anubis banking Trojan, but only if information from the motion sensors on the targeted device indicate movement.

The two apps are Currency Converter and BatterySaverMobi. Researchers believe that installation of the malware is triggered by motion sensor information to prevent Anubis from being deployed in a virtual environment like a Sandbox that would enable researchers to study the code.

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