The increase in the number of fake banking applications

Anti-virus company ESET warns of rise in the number of fake banking applications, disguised as an official program. Their goal is access to your data and stealing money from the accounts of the users. The company noted that the danger of such fakes is underestimated because of the relative technical simplicity.

According to experts of ESET, the main advantage of such fakes is the ability to reliably copy the official banking applications. As a rule, the user accepts the forgery of a legitimate program, it downloads and begins to use, by providing login credentials in online banking.

Unlike banking Trojans, which require access to data on mobile devices, the app is fake do not raise suspicions from the user. In addition, the banking Trojans in principle easier to detect because of their activity, which successfully detect the modern means of security.