Detecting malicious software spying on phones … Know the details

Detecting malicious software spying on phones … Know the details
Detecting malicious software spying on phones … Know the details
A group of technical experts has discovered an Android spyware known as APT-C-23, which is a threat group also known as Two-Tailed Scorpion and mainly targets the Middle East.

According to the technical site “thetechstreetnow”: The company ESET specialized in cybersecurity has discovered this malicious program such as Android / SpyC23.A.

APT-C-23 is known to have used Windows and Android components in its fraudulent and spying operations, with Android components described for the first time in 2017, and in the same year, numerous analyzes of APT-C-23 mobile malware were published.

Compared to the documented versions in 2017, the Android / SpyC23.A malware has expanded the functionality of spying, including reading notifications from messaging apps, recording calls, screen recording, and new stealth features, such as rejecting notifications from security apps built into Android devices.

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This software uses fake applications, as these applications deceive users by disguising themselves in the form of well-known applications through the Android application store, in order to entice users and succeed in penetrating devices.

The group’s activities were first discovered by Qihoo 360 Technology in March 2017.

Spyware risks

Technology experts advise to avoid these risks, the need to use the “Google Play Store” to download applications, and that resorting to this official and reliable store that is able to protect the user from becoming a victim of piracy.

Smartphone users are also advised to take caution and carefully scrutinize the source of the application and other details of use, so as not to fall into the trap of spying for this malware.

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