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Android malware called Gooligan has already surpassed it's infection points up to 1M+ in Android market which targets Jellybean & Lollipop. Seems it doesn't work for Mashmallow due to security measures or the software architecture as a whole. Not sure. Details are expressed technically by CheckPoint Researchers.

Most of it looks like Adware campaign, but if ones looks closely - it's a three staged attack, first 1. infection 2. exploitation & 3. post exploitation

Gooligan does root the device. Not sure if this can be called as just yet another malware or an APT!?

I am curious if Gooligan variants can be made with these same mechanisms for Marshmallow & how possible it might be?

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