Covid-19 Malicious App: Beware, It will Hijack Your Android Phone

A malicious Android app has been developed which promises to help you track coronavirus cases near you and globally.

Those criminals has intended to imposed some ransomware on your mobile phone.
You should know that the world is busy searching for a way out to the current outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, so some hackers has intended to use that opportunity to confiscate some Android phones.
The malicious app will asked you to grant some permission. And if you did it, they’ll easily get access to your smartphone. If you are the type who doesn’t enable screen lock like password, PIN, Pattern then you are more easier to be confiscated.
You don’t need to worry too much if your Android phone is running the latest updates from Android 7 nougat and above, because Google has added some security measures to control such attacks.
To be protected from these malware attacks, be mindful of the third-party sources you download apps and games. And secondly, ensure that your Android phone is up-to-date.
You can read more about the malicious site distributing the app from the source link HERE.
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