Android smartphone users at risk of surveillance!
Cyber security company Zimperium Labs has found malware named 'Ratmilad' capable of intercepting users' phone calls in addition to collecting information from Android smartphones. The company's claim is that this malicious malware is entering users' smartphones through the fake virtual number creation app 'Namerent'
Immediately after entering the smartphone, Ratmilad spyware starts collecting contact list, call log, account name and password of various communication sites, list of installed apps, location information. Not only that, it also records users' voice calls. As a result, cybercriminals can remotely collect various personal or institutional information of users.
Zimperium Lab claims that the fake app called 'Numrent' is not available on Google Play Store. Many people install the app through various websites and messaging services because of the temptation of creating virtual numbers. While downloading the app, permission to control various parts of the smartphone is required. As a result, the spyware hidden in the app can easily collect information on the smartphone and monitor users. Initially, this spyware was found in various countries in the Middle Easapp According to cyber security experts, it is not right to download and use any app from an unknown website or address. To stay safe from cyber attacks, you should check online with the manufacturers before downloading apps from unknown companies. You should also know the experience of other users about the app.