Friday, October 9, 2015

“VKontakte” commented hacking accounts through the app Android – RBC

«VKontakte” commented about the theft of user credentials through the social network application for playing music, saying that they “voluntarily” gave data to fraudsters. This RBC spokesman George Lobushkin social network.

«This is not about hacking. People actually voluntarily gave their details to fraudsters. We have repeatedly warned that foreign programs can be dangerous, “- he said.

According Lobushkina employees” VKontakte “periodically find such applications and complain about them at Google, but when it deletes them appear New. “We simply advise users to only install our official clients and connect two-factor autentefikatsiyu which virtually eliminates unauthorized access to your account by unauthorized persons”, – explained the representative of the social network.

Clarification of “large-scale operation” for the theft of user data social network “VKontakte” previously reported October 9, “Kaspersky Lab”. According to specialists, the victims of a malicious application could be hundreds of thousands of users of Android-devices, mainly from Russia.

The theft of user data through the application for listening to music “Music VKontakte” download that could be on Google Play. Experts “Kaspersky” discovered that the program containing malicious code, but users are unaware of this, because the application is working properly.


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