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This mobile Trojan from China fills your phone with porn apps

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    Malware that secretly installs porn apps on your phone is infecting devices by the millions, becoming the world’s largest mobile Trojan.

    The malware, called "Hummer," is a family of Trojans that imitate Android apps before striking, according to Cheetah Mobile, a maker of security and utility apps.

    The company’s researchers have been tracking Hummer since 2014. It's been infecting more than 1 million devices per day, far outpacing other kinds of mobile Trojans, the company said in a post on Wednesday.

    India, Indonesia, Turkey, China and Mexico are the top five countries where the Trojan has been spreading the most, but it's also hit victims in the U.S. and Europe.

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