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Android font installing apps install iKno spyware

Security researchers from Webroot have come across few font installing apps hosted on Google Play that install Android spyware called "iKno".

Security researchers from Webroot have come across few font installing apps hosted on Google Play that install Android spyware called "iKno".

The apps look like a legitimate font app and allow users to install new font on their android device.

The researcher analyzed the app and identified malicious code that downloads and executes ikno.apk file from a website.



iKno is android spyware developed by Technoreap solutions that monitors call logs, text messages, location.


It appears the malicious apps and developer's account have been removed from the Google play.
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