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Danger, delete these 5 Android applications now to keep your cellphone safe

Meanwhile, cybersecurity researchers discovered malware The latest Android known as FjordPhantom.

Malware it targets users in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Malware it is spread widely through combining virus-based applications with social engineering techniques to trick victims.

Mobile application security company Promon revealed that the FjordPhantom attack combined SMS, email and messaging applications to lure potential victims into downloading fake banking applications.

Victims targeted by social engineering scams will then receive a phone-oriented attack (TOAD), which involves fake calls to lead to instructions on using the fake app.

Malware FjordPhantom has a distinctive feature, namely its ability to run malicious code without being detected. That way malware FjordPhantom can circumvent protection sandbox Android.

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This allows malware to steal important user data based on the display that appears on the user's screen, so to speak TheHackerNewsWednesday (21/2/2024).

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With its clever methods, FjordPhantom was able to legitimately install banking apps in virtual form, steal sensitive data, and change the app's behavior to avoid Android security detection.

Danger, delete these 5 Android applications now to keep your cellphone safe

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