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In Google Play app discovered stealing money from accounts of users

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery of a banking Trojan that is distributed in the official Google Play store. He was placed under "Education" under the title of DEFENSOR ID:

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Discovered advertising software for Android, which affected millions of users

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery in the app store Google Play long malicious cyber attacks, which killed millions of Android users.

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Kaspersky Security Cloud will show what permissions are granted to applications on the device

Anti-virus company "Kaspersky Lab" has announced the addition of to its Kaspersky endpoint Security Cloud for Android new function "Check permissions" by which the product informs the user about all the potentially harmful permissions that have applications installed on the user's device.

Under the threat implied permissions that allow you to control the settings of the system or may jeopardize the safety of personal user data, including contacts, information on the location, SMS, access the web camera and microphone, etc. Thanks to a new feature, according to developers, the user will be able to promptly assess risks and based on this information to make a decision on whether to limit the list of actions available to applications.

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ESET: Russia leads in the number of threats for Android

Anti-virus company ESET has prepared a report on current mobile Android threats detected in the first half of 2019, which notes that the greatest number of malicious programs were discovered in Russia (16%), Iran (15%) and Ukraine (8%).

After Analyzing the activities of attackers and popular attack patterns, the experts came to the conclusion that the number of security vulnerabilities of Android-devices has decreased, but the proportion is really dangerous malware samples has increased markedly.

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ESET: new encoder for Android is distributed through pornography

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery of a new ransomware Android/Filecoder.C, aimed at users of Android devices and which attackers distributed through malicious links and QR codes in the subsections of pornography on Reddit, and a forum for Android developers XDA Developers.

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In Google Play apps discovered to bypass two-factor authentication

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery of its experts in the Google Play number of malicious apps that seek to access one-time password to bypass two-factor authentication.

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In Google Play apps discovered to steal cryptocurrency

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery of its experts in Google Play several apps to steal cryptocurrency users. The activity of cyber criminals is associated with positive dynamics of a course of cryptocurrency.

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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.

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Discovered in the Google Play app to steal cryptocurrency

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery in the Google Play app-Klipper, substituting the data in the clipboard. The malware was disguised as MetaMask — service for storing and managing digital currency.

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Google Play detected a fake GPS app

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery in Google Play, fake GPS applications that are downloaded over 50 million times. Instead of maps and the best routes they show users with Intrusive advertising.

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Discovered in Google Play apps with aggressive advertising, masquerade as remote controls

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery of its experts in the Google Play a whole lot of malicious applications that were disguised as universal remotes for TV and home appliances. To remove apps from the store they managed to download more than 8 million users.

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In Google Play apps discovered to steal cryptocurrency

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery of it professionals new malicious apps in Google Play. The program was disguised as a legitimate cryptocurrency services and was intended to steal user credentials. Forgery imitated the official services of the NEO, Tether and MetaMask for users of the cryptocurrency.

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ESET: banking Trojan has penetrated in Google Play

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery of the 29 banking Trojans disguised as harmless programs in Google Play. It is noted that users of the official app catalog downloaded a total of more than 30,000 times.

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EAT found in Google Play the next portion of the application that steals banking information

Anti-virus company ESET announced the discovery of a new batch of malicious apps in Google Play by which criminals collect credit card numbers and online banking, and then storing the stolen information online in the public domain.

It is Noted that the detected malicious apps have appeared in Google Play in June-July 2018. They mimic the official app of three Indian banks and downloaded from different developers, but actually created by one author (or group).

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ESET: fraudulent app on Google Play signs the users on the paid service

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery of her new fraudulent schemes on Google Play: app Pingu Cleans signed Up users to premium service using a legitimate payment method in Google Play.

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Over 1,000,000 users have downloaded an Android Trojan from Google Play

Android.MulDrop.924 distributed through Google Play using the application name "Multiple Accounts: 2 Accounts," which had already downloaded more than 1,000,000 users of Android smartphones and tablets. The program allows you to simultaneously use multiple accounts in games and other SOFTWARE installed on the mobile device. However, this seemingly innocuous and even useful the app hides Trojan functionality, which the developer has forgotten to inform potential victims. The company "Doctor Web" gave Google information about the Trojan, however, at the time of publication of this news Android.MulDrop.The 924 was still available for download.

Virus analysts "Doctor Web" found in Google Play another Trojan. This malware added to the virus database as Android.MulDrop.924, without the knowledge of user downloads of the application and offers to install them. In addition, it shows annoying ads.

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Doctor Web: Trojan Android.Xiny learned how to infiltrate the system processes

The Trojans of the family Android.Xiny known in March 2015. Virus writers actively disseminate them through various sites – collections of software for mobile devices and even through the official application directories, such as Google Play and the company "Doctor Web" reported previously.

Virus analysts "Doctor Web" found a new version, Trojans of the family Android.Xiny, which is designed to seamlessly upload and removal of programs. Now these Trojans can infiltrate the process of system application and load the program to exploit various malicious plug-ins.

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[Droider Cast] Kaspersky Lab know how dangerous IoT and mobile payments

Spontaneous edition of the podcast straight from the pavilion of the Mobile World Congress.

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Dangerous virus infects phones using SMS

Another dangerous virus on the device the Android platform was found by the experts one of the companies specializing in cybersecurity, urging users not to click on links in text messages.

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10 apps that lags Android smartphone on AVG

Running the Android operating millions of devices: from budget "dialers", to the most powerful and expensive flagships. To ensure equally smooth and fast operation of applications on such a spread of gadgets is no easy task.

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