Mumbai: Cyber police cautions against Agent Smith malware spread

  • | Sunday | 14th July, 2019

Even as a report released by security firm Checkpoint has revealed that nearly 2.5 crore Android phones all over the world have been affected by the malware Agent Smith, the Mumbai cyber cell claims to not have received a single case. The malware can be sent to a mobile phone via third-party apps on the Google store that replace existing apps. "Till now, the cyber cell of the Mumbai Police has not registered any case connected to Agent Smith malware. Meanwhile, Ankur Puranik, a cyber expert said, "Many times, when you download apps from the Play store, Agent Smith virus enter your system. Once it enters the phone, Agent Smith reportedly gains full access to all the files on the device.

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