Researchers at security firm TrustGo who investigated the malware found out that it stole low amounts of money from victims on a large scale in order to replenish unknown online gaming accounts. Money was stolen from users via China Mobile's SMS Payment Service, a tool which does not exist on a large scale in the United States. Fast Company has reported previously on Android malware.
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