Bank accounts can be emptied using these malware-infected apps
DES Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn said both Android and iOS users should make sure their devices do not contain infected apps and update their phones to run the latest software. I suggested that you make sure that Latest security patches. “The public is being urged to beware of malicious apps. Once downloaded, hackers can steal your personal data or control your mobile phone,” the minister said. said.
He also warned people using connected devices of all kinds to beware of emails and texts that look like legitimate messages but are not. It is sent by attackers who are tricking users by asking them to tap a link that can activate malware loaded inside the malicious app. This is called “phishing” and the messages often appear to come from your bank, wireless his carrier, or even companies you’ve done business with in the past.
Even though all 203 apps have been removed from the Play and App Stores, if they are installed on your phone, they can still cause problems for you and your bank account unless you uninstall them now. These apps have been known to steal money from bank accounts, obtain personal data stored on infected mobile devices, and give attackers complete control over the victim’s phone or tablet. I’m here.
Follow these guidelines to avoid installing malicious apps in the future
We have included a list of all 203 apps used by the attackers. Again, make sure you’re not downloading to iOS, iPadOS, and Android devices. If you want to reduce the risk of installing one of these apps, check the comments section for every app you install that’s developed by someone or company you’ve never heard of. Look for red flags in the comments. After all, these comments are from people who have installed the app and are warning them to stay away.
If you have already installed an app and it starts to cause symptoms such as rapid battery drain, or you notice your device slowing down noticeably, remove the app immediately. Of course, not all malware is designed to steal money. Other infected apps are made to use your device like an ATM by running ads in the background, some of which you may not see.