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Virus alert bank for smartphones

Although it is a fairly large number, but unfortunately in the months of 2016 have been detected at least 77,000 Trojans, which steal money from their victims.
Virus alert bank for smartphones
Virus alert bank for smartphones

According to a report issued by the famous computer security firm, Kaspersky, it has revealed that the so inflated number of Trojans are the banking type and operating on mobile devices.

The company indicates that this type of "malware" (ie malicious software) is unfortunately one of the most dangerous both computers and smartphones, as the main purpose of these is to steal money from bank accounts of their victims.

Those who use banking applications on their devices, buy online using are the most vulnerable to being infected by this epidemic.

What's more, the security company explains that Trojans are increasingly much more efficient and intelligent, to the point that can even impersonating banking applications as such, payment services and in many cases, such as instant messaging applications.
Virus alert bank for smartphones
Virus alert bank for smartphones

Now, these evil Trojans operate this way: when you open the app from a bank that you have installed on your device, the malware will show what would be its own interface and purporting to be from the bank in which a member has an account . Then, the moment their credentials are entered, is when virus in question is activated and stealing information.

"Unfortunately, users are primarily responsible for infections in their devices because so misinformed, download the 'malware' on their computers to believe they are installing legitimate applications" is what says Roberto Martinez, who is an analyst security firm Kaspersky.

How does malware work?


With the aim to trick users, cybercriminals concerned Apps stores posted malicious third party. They can also send SMS as "phishing" or malicious URLs that sometimes hide Apps in a subtle way on official sites such as Google Play Store, which is one of the most used.
Virus alert bank for smartphones
Virus alert bank for smartphones

Some investigations conducted by Kaspersky, fully ensure that 98% of this type of "malware" is designed for the famous Android operating system mobile devices. But however, also famous iOS users of the iPhone, also should take precautions.

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