It’s not longer a surprise now a days to find a new Android Malware. Therefore, at Kaspersky Lab researchers have came across new Android Trojan which they are assuming is “quite unique”. “Switcher” is said to be the latest Android Trojan that doesn’t attacks the user but the router of Wi-Fi from which the user is connected to. Switcher hacks the wireless routers and changes its DNS settings to redirect the traffic of various websites. interesting , right! Well here is how it works. It is disguised as an Android client for the Chinese search engine Baidu. Sharing and locating the Wi-Fi login information by using the Chinese app.
On the off chance that the interface is accessed, the Android trojan then replaces the gadget’s essential and auxiliary DNS servers with IP addresses that indicate maverick servers. The DNS (Domain Name System) is utilized for settling comprehensible names (e.g. google.com) into an IP address. Whenever assaulted, the web router will impart “with a totally extraordinary system asset. This could be a fake google.com, sparing all your pursuit demands and sending them to the cyber-criminals, or it could simply be an irregular site with a group of fly up advertisements or malware.”
Following pictures demonstrate the distinctions in how these questions are processed.
“Undoubtedly, the similar configuration for the router of Wi-Fi involves making up the DNS setting for the device being connected to it as same as its own. Therefore forcing all the devices using the same Rouge network DNS” warned by Buchka. “The entire network of the Trojan target, exposing all its users, whether businessman or individuals.