Android Malware Alert: Do not allow system update

Android phones are now becoming a key factor for the digital world that is making companies embrace the android app as well. The new strain of malware has come out in the form of Android app updates that is lethal to now just companies but users as well. The phone update is becoming a clever way to disguise the malware virus and hack into the phone.

Zimperium researchers released a report that shows that the Android system updates are used by hackers to get into the phone. This is extremely difficult to detect which gives control to the hackers allowing them to steal data like images and messages.

Hackers can record phone calls and audio, steal instant messages, WhatsApp message access, database files, while getting hands-on searches, bookmarks, and specific extensions. Along with this, other sensitive information can also be accessed by hackers that makes it difficult to exfiltrate device information.

The good news for android users is that the malicious app will never be available on the Store for the users that makes it easy and safe for them to use and enjoy.