Reply to post: I wouldn't be surprised...

Fancy Bear still Putin out new modules for VPNFilter malware

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I wouldn't be surprised...

if this is being spread by dodgy Android apps.

Most all Android apps scan the surrounding wifi connections and neighboring routers as well as search for any active bluetooth connections nearby.

I have seen dodgy "security" apps that actively test the DNS of the connected router that listed ALL the infected IP's from Brazil..

Wouldn't be too big a stretch for a repackaged app installed on a device that is connected to the users wifi to launch similar attacks.

(Insider threat indeed)

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