Fake Netflix App Stole User IDs, Passwords [CNET.com]

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Netflix Android App: Real vs. Fake versions

Netflix Android App: Real vs. Fake versions

It looks like a legitimate Netflix app, but it’s not.

There’s an Android app circulating that looks very much like the real Netflix mobile app, but it’s actually a Trojan that steals account information.

The fake app, which was found on an online user forum, sends the user’s log-in information to a remote server and displays a message saying there is an incompatibility issue with the hardware and then attempts to uninstall itself, according to a Symantec blog post.The server that was receiving the stolen log-in data appeared to be offline today, Symantec said.

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