Agent Smith virus ”
Detected trojan imitating agent Smith from the movie The Matrix – infects applications on Android devices.
The Trojan originally appeared on a third-party app store “9Apps ”. The virus has already infected 25+ million devices.
The virus was used to display ads, but can be used for other purposes. For example, wiretapping or theft of credentials.
At the time of the publication of the post, infected applications have already been removed from the store. Among them: Opera, WhatsApp, MX Video Player, SwiftKey, FlipKart.