back to article Outbreak! Fake Amazon voucher offer seeds mobile malware attack

Spoofed Amazon vouchers are being used to spearhead a campaign to contaminate Android mobiles with malware, messaging security firm AdaptiveMobile warns. The attack, dubbed "Gazon", sends messages to victims’ mobile phone contacts linking to supposed offers for (non-existent) Amazon vouchers fictitiously promising a gift of $ …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Sounds a bit like the WhatsApp malware that was doing the 'rounds recently.

    It arrived as a supposed voicemail message from "Whats App Web".

    Clicking the link basically sent you to a phony BBC Health page for some dubious offer with malware that hijacked gmail browsing sessions then emailed itself to all your contacts.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Sounds a bit like the WhatsApp malware that was doing the 'rounds recently.

      It didn't infect my Windows Phone. Perhaps you should consider upgrading to one? The Lumia 930 is nice...

  2. Ivan Headache
    Facepalm

    Strangely

    I received a Sainsbury's voucher in my email this morning.

    For $50.

    Not sure I could use that at my Sainsbury's.

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