The 4 things you need to know about the Android malware PowerOffHijack

1.It makes it looks like your phone is off, but then proceeds to spy on you.

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2. It can make outgoing calls (if you’re using a phone), take pictures, and perform many other tasks without notifying the user.

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3. Some 10,000 devices have been infected so far, mostly in China where the malware was first introduced and offered through the local, official app stores.

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4. AVG still advises users to take the battery out of their phone if they really want to be sure their phone is off.

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