Monday, July 27, 2015

Sberbank has denied reports of massive embezzlement by an application for Android | – Forbes Russia (Blog)

Sberbank denied reports that hackers have stolen more than 2 billion rubles from 100,000 users of mobile bank application for Android, said on Monday the site of “the” referring to the press service of the credit organization.

In the Savings Bank reported that in March it was first launched on the market with built-in Antivirus application that allows customers to protect their device-based operating system Android. When you first start the application anti-virus scan of the smartphone operating system, and then continues to do so in the background, said the press service of the bank. “If there are already signs of malicious applications from antivirus software alerts the user and offers to remove risky software,” – said the press service.

A mobile application of the Savings Bank provides a very high level of protection, if you follow the recommendations Safety, noted in the “tweet” the bank in response to a report of a possible embezzlement. “One of the recommendations is to have current anti-virus on your smartphone, the application is installed” Savings line “. Unfortunately, this is not always carried out by our customers “, – stated in the Savings Bank.

The fact that more than 100 000 clients of Sberbank were victims of Internet fraud, FlashNord website reported, citing a source in the Interior Ministry. Interlocutor site said that the damage from the actions of fraudsters more than 2 billion, and the bank “shifts the responsibility to the client, arguing that the lack of anti-virus – their problem».


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