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Spyware targeting Android users in the Middle East

November 23, 2021
Attendees visit the Android booth during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013, in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
  • Collecting text from SMS or other apps, contacts, call logs, images, and documents; 
  • Recording ambient audio and incoming and outgoing calls, including WhatsApp calls; 
  • Taking pictures and screenshots using a phone’s camera and recording videos of the screen; 
  • Reading notifications from social media and messaging apps; 
  • Canceling notifications from built-in security apps, as well as from Android system apps. 
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