Android Phone

Once again Android users are in trouble. Despite the face that Google spends billions on making devices, hackers still find a way to install malicious applications in a user’s phone.

According to a new report by Symantec, hackers have discovered yet a new way of bypassing Google’s rigorous safety program which blocks malware from the Play Store.

The on-line safety agency has found apps which seem to be protected till they’re downloaded in their latest research.

What happens in when one of the affected applications is downloaded, the user is able to see the icon on their phone. So, the user opens the app, interacts with it like any other.

However, what the user is unaware of is that these apps are running in the background by a third-party application and obtains a distant configuration file.

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Symantec found that a number of completely different configurations together with one that may toggle the app’s icon-hiding behavior, in addition to different -related settings.

It was also found that the hackers are using these phones to display full-screen ads at random intervals with no app title registered in the . window, so customers haven’t any approach of realizing which app is accountable for the behaviour.

How to Protect your Phone

• Keep your software program updated.

• Do not obtain apps from unfamiliar websites.

• Only set up apps from trusted sources.

• Pay shut consideration to the permissions requested by apps.

• Install an acceptable cellular safety app to guard your gadget and knowledge.

•. Make frequent backups of vital knowledge.

Anyone with both the “Sun Pro Beauty Camera” or “Funny Sweet Beauty Camera” is placing their cellphone prone to being contaminated by adware.

Stay safe and stay tuned to Brandsynario.

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