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Joker Trojan, a dangerous Android virus, infects Huawei

April 12, 2021

Joker mobile malware has been around for a few years now, posing a constant threat to Android smartphones. Once downloaded, this particular breed of virus automatically subscribes you to various premium mobile subscriptions, forcing you to pay an arm and leg monthly without your noticing or receiving any type of warning or notification.

The virus itself connects remotely to a command-and-control server, which takes care of the configurations to get the virus running smoothly in your phone’s background processes. Although it currently seems to be limited to subscribing you to a maximum of 5 unwanted subscriptions, there’s nothing to stop this restriction from changing at any time.

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