The SBU said that it had blocked spyware for smartphones

СБУ заявляет, что заблокировала шпионскую программу для смартфонов

The program tracked the negotiations and correspondence through SMS and instant messenger.

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine claim that blocked the spread of spyware that collected information from smartphones Ukrainians. On Monday, January 15, reported the press service of the SBU.

According to the SBU, the program was created by the hackers from different regions of Ukraine.

“Their “services” they sold to customers via a specially crafted web resources. The customer on the website by filling in the corresponding application, the received first test access “service.” He did reference that he was physically “upload” on the phone person. The program starts automatically when you switch on your mobile phone and acted in secret from the owner”, – reported in SBU.

Spy software tracked phone calls, SMS and MMS-mailing, chatting via popular instant messengers and email, provided access to photos and video files in your phone, recorded the location of the subscriber.

During searches from malefactors withdrew a evidence of involvement in illegal activities.

The investigation into this case continues.

We will remind, at Trend Micro have documented the spread proogramme miner cryptocurrency Monero called Digminer through the app for instant messaging Facebook Messenger.