Fake MetaMask app hiding clipper malware has been found on Google Play

A fake app containing Android//Clipper.C recently made its rounds on the official Android app store, Google Play, ESET’s WeLiveSecurity reports.

The app was designed to impersonate a real service, MetaMask, which allows users to run ethereum dApps within a web browser, and without a full Ethereum node. Attackers have taken advantage of MetaMask's lack of an Android app and made it look like an official product.


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