The Black Rock Virus | Tech Experts Identified new Malware in Android

A new name has been added to the line of viruses rather than data theft in the Android system. Tech experts in the Netherlands have identified the Android banking Trojan, a virus that steals bank information. The Black Rock Virus | Tech Experts Identified new Malware in Android. After Ransomware virus attacked in PC this virus affects your phone.

The Black Rock Virus | Tech Experts Identified new Malware in Android

The ‘BlackRock’ virus is so clever that it proves its presence to the Android user as a Google update, so that the user can easily install it by deception. Once the user downloads it and grants all the permissions, it hides its icon in the device, stays in the background and starts stealing users’ data.

Data theft in the wake of Google Update

337 apps on target.

The virus was discovered by the Dutch intelligence firm Threatfabric. It is a strain of the original Xerxes virus. The virus can also steal credit card information, including the user’s personal data. The virus also has the ability to block and slow down the use of known antivirus software such as Avast, AVG, BitDefender, Eset, Trend Micro and McAfee.

According to the report, the virus could attack a total of 337 apps, including Amazon, Google Play Services, Gmail, Microsoft Outlook and Netflix, Instagram, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Uber.

The Black Rock Virus | Tech Experts Identified new Malware in Android

Once this malware has penetrated our device, it can do a lot of other things as well. like,

  • – Can intercept SMS.
  • – Bulk spam can bring a cascade of SMS.
  • – Other apps can start automatically.
  • – Shows only certain push notifications.
  • – Can also sabotage mobile antivirus software.

News SourceDivybhaskar.co.in

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