Let’s go back to talking about the potential dangers associated with apps in the Play Store According to reports, several malware have targeted banking apps
At its level Cybersecurity, We are facing one of the most critical times of the year. New reports are published daily about the potential risks to your security online. And as far as malware is concerned TentTV de phishing variegationWith potentially fatal consequences for the victims.
This alarm is the last direct concern Google Play Store And, in particular, the banking app available in. According to the search for mobile security platform SimperiumTo date, there have been more than 600 financial apps and 10 banking Trojan families targeted at users. The Spanish app has suffered the most BBVA Spain Online BankingWith over 10 million downloads.
Malware in banking app, Google Play Store alert
The problem and above all the concern of the United States, where they are targeted every day 121 financial apps In total. With more than 280 million downloads reported, the number could rise further. It is also one of the most burned countries United Kingdom and Italy: 55 and 43 apps are risky, respectively. According to the report, it seems that scammers are not interested in “traditional” services, but in more technical and modern services.
In more detail, the most popular apps are those that focus on mobile payments or cryptocurrencies. The most active Trojan Pressure, Used against 410 of the 600 applications analyzed. The oldest instead ExobotCompact.D, Discovered five years ago and which is still running on various home banking software. To better protect yourself, the advice is to be very careful about what you download first. Also get a good one Antivirus serviceSo as to avoid problems in the bud.