Discovered a new virus for Android – media

Обнаружен новый вирус для Android - СМИ

The app is able to steal payment data

In the design of the malware, the criminals copied the official Google Play app.

Experts in the field of cybersecurity has discovered a new virus for Android, said in a blog post by Cisco. Virus-thief GPlayed will allow cybercriminals to remotely control the gadget, experts say.

It is noted that in the design of the malware, the criminals copied the official Google Play app. After loading on the screen gadget appears Google Play Marketplace.

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So, cyber criminals were able to lock the gadget and also use it to make calls or send messages. Moreover, the app is able to steal payment data.

Earlier the American company Nightwatch Cybersecurity who are engaged in research in the field of cyber security, has discovered a new critical vulnerability in the Android operating system.

 

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