Android phone user? Save your money, DELETE these malicious apps NOW
If you are an Android smartphone user and often make digital transactions or online money transfers, this news is very important for you. So, read carefully. According to a report from Check Point Research, a new set of dangerous malicious apps have been identified that can hit lead to loss of money.
If you are an Android smartphone user and often make digital transactions or online money transfers, this news is very important for you. So, read carefully. According to a report from Check Point Research, a new set of dangerous malicious apps have been identified that can hit lead to loss of money. Hackers can steal your banking details by installing malicious apps on your phone!
As per the report, 10 Android apps have been identified that have been infected with a dropper called Clast82, which installs AlienBot Banker and MRAT in a person's smartphone. Alienboat is a type of malware that can affect financial apps and is used to steal backing details. This dropper is so powerful, it can easily trick Google, two-factor authentication codes.
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This is how your android phones can be hacked. To safeguard your android phones from hackers, uninstall these apps now.
Find full list of malicious android apps to uninstall below:
1. Cake VPN
2. Pacific VPN
6. Scanner MAX
8. Music Player
In this regard, Check Point Research has sought to remove these ten dangerous apps from the Google Play Store.
Do note that Google has clarified that it has removed all these apps. However, a huge number of people are not aware these malicious android apps are on their smartphone. So, if these dangerous apps are still installed on your phone, remove them immediately.
Meanwhile, at least 32 Indian organizations have been attacked by hackers who exploited vulnerabilities in unpatched Microsoft business email servers, a new report from Check Point Research warned on Monday, adding that the finance and banking institutions have been hit the most in the country.
Named as 'DearCry,' the new ransomware is "being used after an initial compromise of unpatched on-premises Exchange Servers," Microsoft said in a tweet last week. It uses the same four vulnerabilities that Microsoft linked to a new China-backed hacking group called "Hafnium".
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