Malware attack again in Android smartphone, this virus steals account-password
The Google Play Store is considered safe enough to install Android apps and games. Google claims that it has been given anti-malware protection. Because of this, the puzzle app is scanned by uploading it to the store. There is a lot of risk in installing an app from a third party. Now there has been an alert about malware.
Google Play Protect tool is also provided by Google on Play Store. This tool also checks malware on apps installed from outside the Play Store. Despite all this, malware gets attacked. The malware installs in the user’s phone and infects the device.
Now there is a report about a new malware Flubit. This malware steals the user’s password. It looks like a popular app. Because of this, users get caught in its deception. The report was reported by the BBC following alerts from Vodafone UK, Three, and EE regarding the virus.
A spam SMS is sent to users to install this virus. The message is said to be package delivery. The user is asked to install an app to track the delivery. This app is not available on Google Play Store. For this reason, it is said to be installed manually.
To stay safe from such malware attacks, users should avoid downloading any third-party app anywhere else. This is very important for their safety. Just by downloading the app from the Play Store, users can be protected to a great extent.
Those who have been affected by Flubot malware should not log in to any new account. By logging into a new account, even more, data can go to the scammers. The NCSC has said that infected users should reset their phones immediately. After installing Flubot, if they have created a new account, then their password should be changed to them.