Thursday, 8 November 2018

@NAT - Malicious Android Apps

Cybersecurity experts have revealed a long list of malicious apps that can steal your bank information. All of the apps have been removed from the Google Play Store, but you still need to delete them manually!

Cybersecurity experts warn over these Android apps

The following apps were listed as being 'compromised':
  • Power Manager
  • Astro Plus
  • Master Cleaner – CPU Booster
  • Master Clean – Power Booster
  • Super Boost Cleaner
  • Super Fast Cleaner
  • Daily Horoscope For All Zodiac Signs
  • Phone Booster – Clean Master
  • Speed Cleaner – CPU Cooler
  • Ultra Phone Booster
  • Free Daily Horoscope 2019
  • Free Daily Horoscope Plus – Astrology Online
  • Phone Power Booster
  • Ultra Cleaner – Power Boost
  • Master Cleaner – CPU Booster
  • Daily Horoscope – Astrological Forecast
  • Speed Cleaner – CPU Cooler
  • Horoscope 2018
  • Meu Horóscopo
  • Master Clean – Power Booster
  • Boost Your Phone
  • Phone Cleaner – Booster, Optimizer
  • Clean Master Pro Booster 2018
  • Clean Master – Booster Pro
  • BoostFX.Android cleaner
  • Daily Horoscope
  • Personal Horoscope

How to stay safe

According to ESET, it's possible to fix your issues by simply uninstalling the apps.
You can do this by heading to Settings > General > Application manager / Apps.
However, if any third-party services have been compromised, you'll need to change your passwords on those accounts manually.
It's worth checking your bank for suspicious transactions, too.

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