Friday, 10 July 2015

Apps On Google Play Trying To Steal Facebook Password

Two apps on Google Play, including a fairly popular game between 500,000 and 1,000,000 plants, tried to steal passwords of Facebook users. Of the apps here also succeeded unknown. That report anti-virus companies ESET and Trust Look .

The apps, Cowboy Adventure Jump and Chess were fitted with malicious functionality. Unlike other Android malware went here really working games. Once the apps were launched, however, there appeared a fraudulent log-in window for Facebook.When users intrapten here and filled in the details which were sent to the attackers. After being informed Google removed the apps from the marketplace.

Jump Chess, which was derived from the same developer, it was found with 1,000 to 5,000 plants much less popular. In addition to removing the Google also warns users try to install the apps. Although the opportunity for abuse was present, it is unknown whether the victims were taken. Many users left negative comments about Cowboy Adventure behind and warned that the application tried to steal login details.

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