More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan

Googligan a virus affecting many versions of android phones.

The linked article explains in detail the effects of this virus and a site you can check to see if you have already been affected by the virus.

How do you know if your Google account is breached?

You can check if your account is compromised by accessing the following web site that we created:  https://gooligan.checkpoint.com/.

If your account has been breached, the following steps are required:

  1. A clean installation of an operating system on your mobile device is required (a process called “flashing”). As this is a complex process, we recommend powering off your device and approaching a certified technician, or your mobile service provider, to request that your device be “re-flashed.”
  2. Change your Google account passwords immediately after this process.

More information about Googligan.

As a result of a lot of hard work done by our security research teams, we revealed today a new and alarming malware campaign. The attack campaign, named Gooligan, breached the security of over one million Google accounts. The number continues to rise at an additional 13,000 breached devices each day. Our research exposes how …

Source: More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan | Check Point Blog

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