Kaspersky Lab

Obad was New Android malware discovered in 2013

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n a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the virus_dec16_3firm officially named Obad as its Villain of the Year 2013. Obad was discovered during the summer and it was quickly recognized as a sophisticated piece of malware. The technical name for the Trojan is Backdoor.Obad and this nasty little fellow is capable of sending SMS to premium-rate numbers, as well as downloading other malware programs.