It is not strange to hear some people say that Android is only virus and malware. Nothing further from the truth. Android is a platform safe, provided you know what is is doing. That doesn’t mean that, from time to time, some developer wants to abuse us and exploit the vulnerabilities of our devices to spy on us, stealing our data people or, in the case which today affects us, our bank details.
As we read in Symantec, malware today protagonist of the article is made is called Android.Fakebank.B. The programmed objective is clear: steal data bank and, secondly, to steal the money we have saved. If you’re old school, you will remember that this malware was already among us for years, but has evolved, and returns to the fray. Although we must not lower our guard, it can reassure the fact of that single was seen in South Korea and Russia.
How does Android.Fakebank.B work?
The operation is simple. The virus infects our smartphone and access our bank details. In general, it often us small bites – 20, 10 and 5 euro – that are being made on a regular basis. He user not is da has until sees them extracts Bank, and is there when the application us gives the “grand final”.
If the infected user charges, the first thing you will do will be to call the Bank to block the account or the card. Then Android.Fakebank.B detects that we are calling a customer service number, and blocks the call, which “prevents us from” contact with the Bank. I’m sure of that you themselves have found the solution to this “problem” while it lost.
If we cannot call the Bank with our mobile infected, what can we do? In fact, calling from another phone or send an email. That way we will be able to block accounts and cards, but the virus will have more time to continue robbing us. It is best to act quickly.
From the source they give us some recommendations, such as not install applications from unknown sources, have everything updated… what we all already know. The only thing we have to do is be careful, install stuff with head and not do anything that may seem rare. In order accounts, the best antivirus is the sense common. We insist that the malware has been identified in Russia and South Korea, but you know that these things run like wildfire.
You know this malware? Have you had any experience with a virus?