Fake Malicious Chrome update come on Android users, listing that it will protect you from malware but these are information stealing malware that can be uninstalled only by restoring the factory settings and their you will also loss your important data.
The malicious file – Update_chrome.apk – is hosted on a continually changing list of pages whose URLs sport variations on expressions like “Google”, “Google apps”, “Google market”, “Android update”.
Once a victim download and install this fake Update , malware ask for administrative access to the device and when we grant the access:
- Malware Checks for installed security applications and terminates them
- Registers the device with the C&C server
- Monitors SMS and call operations, collects SMS’s and call logs and sends them to C&C server
- Shows the fake payment screen for gaining the payment card details each time user tries to access the Google Play store and send all the collected information to Russian Phone Number.
Once it is installed in the phone this infostealer cannot be deleted , as the malware does not allow the user to deactivate its administrative access.
The only option is to remove this information stealer from the phone is doing factory reset and by doing this step you can loss you further important data.
Having a good antivirus like Avg Antivirus you can disallow these link to open and install the malware in you mobile phone, as these antivirus detect the sites and make the user to know about malware in system.
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