Fake Android app steals cryptocurrency from your phone | The Independent
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A dangerous app that steals bitcoin and other types of cryptocurrency from people’s phones has been discovered in the official Android app store Google Play.Security researchers at ESET discovered the so-called ‘clipper’ malware in early February within a legitimate-looking app called MetaMask.For monthIt is not the first time this type of malware has been discovered on Android apps, though infected apps had never before appeared in the official Google Play store ....