Photo: Motorola has increased Dramatically the number of viruses designed for hacking banking apps on mobile devices
Harmful Trojans after penetration in smartphones supersede the banking software and other identification data of the client.
The number of viruses designed for hacking banking apps on mobile devices, increased 3.2 times since the beginning of the second quarter of 2018. This is with reference to a study by Kaspersky Lab announced on Tuesday, 7 August, Kommersant.
Noted that harmful Trojans after penetration in smartphones supersede not only the Bank software, but also the application of call taxi, social and other identity of the client. Then the virus retrieves the login and password of a Bank card and stealing money from accounts.
According to experts, the most vulnerable to data Trojans mobile device with Android operating system . In this case, after exposure to the virus to return the stolen credit card money is very difficult, because in most cases the responsibility for hacking lies with the customers.
To protect against cyberthreats, experts advise to use the latest versions of operating systems, time to update the apps, install them only from official markets and come up with complex passwords for your accounts, apps and the device itself.
We will remind, earlier Android gadgets attacked with dangerous virus.
Before that, it was reported that the number of viruses miners has increased seven times.
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