Cyber espionage campaign exploiting Google Play Store to distribute malware uncovered

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Espionage campaign used Google Play Store to distribute malware for the last four years
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Espionage campaign used Google Play Store to distribute malware for the last four years

The campaign has been linked to Vietnam-state-backed threat group APT32

Researchers at Kaspersky have uncovered a new cyber espionage campaign that has been using the Google Play Store to distribute malware for the last four years. Called "PhantomLance" by Kaspersky...

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