More than one million Google users had their accounts breached by malicious software designed to hit Android smartphones, Check Point Software Technologies reported.
Another 13,000 devices are breached each day, the company reported. The malware, called Gooligan, has impacted a million users throughout the world. About 19 percent of the breaches have happened in the Americas, the company reported.
An infected app gets installed and then sends data from the device to the malware's main server, according to Check Point. The devices impacted include Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat and the Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Those with Androids can check to see if they are impacted by clicking here.
A Google spokesperson told thenextweb.com that an internal investigation showed the hackers were not targeting sensitive information, but rather promoting apps that can be profitable.
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