Check Point reveals 1,000,000 Gmail accounts were hacked

Arutz Sheva reports:

Security researchers at Israeli software security company Check Point revealed Wednesday that a fresh Android security breach has resulted in more than one million Google accounts being hacked, accordng to a Channel 2 report.

According to the company’s researchers, attackers were able to gain access to the personal information of over one million GMAIL users.

The malware detected by Check Point is called “Julian” (sic) and gives hackers complete control of the user’s smartphone, allowing them to steal private e-mail information and user authentication codes.

Read more on Arutz Sheva.

According to Business Insider:

Check Point has made an online tool to check if your [Android] phone is infected with Gooligan. By typing your Google address into the Gooligan Checker, you can find out if you’ve been hacked.

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