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Google infects millions of smartphones with a dangerous virus

The vulnerability left by Google allowed the DressCode virus to infect about four million mobile devices running the Android operating system. The malicious code still works, causing inconvenience to users, an anonymous hacker said on the GitHub portal.

According to the available information, the DressCode virus secretly opens advertising links on various sites imitating the behavior of ordinary users: therefore, advertisers also do not notice anything strange in the links. At the same time, it is extremely difficult to identify the virus: its only symptom is the rapid discharge of the battery.

But the most dangerous impact of the virus is its attacks on users virtual wallets and bank accounts. The virus changes the details that the banking systems exchange. The virus changes the details that the banking systems exchange.

It is also reported that, according to rough estimates, the virus brought its developers about $ 20 million in profit, Rambler reports

2018-01-29 ||ictnews.az