The figure of the day: how many Android users suffered from new Trojan?

The figure of the day: how many Android users suffered from new Trojan?

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    the figure of the day:

    16000

    Android users suffered from a new Trojan.

    the company Kaspersky Lab reported on new mobile banking Trojan Faketoken, the predecessor of user devices running the Android operating system.

    Trojan is able to not only block the device screen, extorting money, but also encrypt to the same end user files. According to rough estimates by experts, the victims of more than 16000 Faketoken people in 27 countries. Basically it’s users from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and Thailand.

    Faketoken is distributed under the guise of popular games and useful tools, including Adobe Flash Player. He is capable of stealing data from more than 2000 finance applications for Android.

    after downloading the Trojan asks for administrative rights, the right to block other applications or Windows become the default application for working with SMS. In case of failure of the restarts dialog box again and again, so often the user just have to agree. Interestingly, in the process of preparing the Trojan to work he tries to install new applications and remove old shortcuts that often leads to duplicate icons.

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