Mobile App Allows Anyone to Create Android Malware with No Coding Experience

The number of threats targeting Android devices is growing at a worrying pace, and one of the reasons for this is that it’s becoming increasingly easier to write malware for Google’s mobile platform.

Living proof is what Symantec security expert Dinesh Venkatesan describes as a Trojan Development Kit (TDK), which is currently available in China and allowing anyone to create Android malware without any coding experience.

The whole thing can be done with an Android APK that can be downloaded freely from various Chinese forums, though it’s important to note that in order to generate the malware, users need to connect with the developer and issue a one-time payment.

Using the app, customers can build a ransomware APK that can be customized with their own message to be displayed on the locked screen of the infected Android device, a user-defined key to unlo… (read more)

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