Monday, March 7, 2016

500 million Android-smartphone under the threat of hacker attack risk – Androidinsider (press release) (blog)


last weekend, security experts had to work. On the Mac, there was the first Trojan-extortionist, and for Android found malware that masquerades as something which you could trust, but actually makes you give your information into the wrong hands. The malware was discovered by researchers in the field of security of Skycure.

500 million Android-devices are under threat. On these devices, hackers can load a malicious site under the guise of something which most people are able to trust. After that, the malware gains access to all text information on your device. In the hands of hackers may be your correspondence, as well as any data that you’ve entered using the smartphone’s keyboard.

Skycure assure that the threat completely terrible owners of devices on Android 5.0 and newer versions. Attack exposed only on smartphones running Android 4.4 or older versions, however, according to recent data, 65 per cent of the smartphone, and it is not less than 500 million smartphones. If you have the opportunity to upgrade to a newer version of Android, do not wait.


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