Popular selfie app virus has infected millions of Android smartphones

Популярные селфи-приложения заразили вирусами миллионы Android-смартфонов


Trend Micro, which specializiruetsya on the issues of digital security, have discovered in the Google Play app store about three dozen applications, which add to the camera different effects, which is malicious code.

These applications are especially popular among the fans to do selfie, was to improve the quality of the photo. However, application users began to complain that the screens began to appear ads that are impossible to miss. It is not excluded that the viruses used to steal user data and even passwords of their Bank cards.

Популярные селфи-приложения заразили вирусами миллионы Android-смартфонов

Other applications have used the technology phishing to acquire personal information of users. In some cases, the user is allowed to win a nonexistent competition, and then enter various data to be able to receive the prize. This is also a fairly old trick, which still enjoys popularity among hackers.

Популярные селфи-приложения заразили вирусами миллионы Android-смартфонов

Recall that the Korean company Samsung has patented a gaming smartphone. In addition to the top of the filling, he will receive a flexible enclosure which can be folded like a book. Among other things, the price of the device will be a huge, and insiders report that it will be over $ 1,500. See whether the device is on the shelves, or is it another useless patent.

Earlier Znayu reported that Roskomnadzor once again disgraced after being hit by Google. It is reported that due to violations of Russian laws Google must pay a fine. However, we are talking about the amount of 500 thousand rubles, which is very little for search engine. Much easier to pay a small sum of money than to adhere to the laws of Russia.

Znayu wrote that the court sided with Apple in the litigation between Apple Corporation and Qualcomm. Recall that sales of the iPhone banned in China and in Germany. And yet, the court dismissed several allegations of violations of four patents. It seems that Apple will soon solve the case in their favor.

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