MOSCOW, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Hackers are using viruses for the Android mobile operating system for the year kidnapped 348,6 million rubles from the accounts in Russian banks, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the report Group-IB company engaged in information security.
“Cyber criminals between April 2015 and March 2016 kidnapped 348,6 million rubles from the accounts in Russian banks with the help of Trojans for mobile devices with Android OS… In relation to the same period 2014-2015 the amount of theft increased by 471%”, — writes the edition.
Cybersecurity experts say the growth in the number of dangerous mobile apps for Android that are disguised as popular programs. The malicious software enables criminals to manipulate the page display in the browser or discreetly installed on phone third-party files.
The decline in the number of burglaries by means of viruses for PC experts predict accelerating growth in the theft of mobile devices around the world. In Russia every day become victims of hackers 350 users of Android devices, reports “Kommersant”.
The interviewed experts believe that the reason for such theft is low literacy users, and which are fraudsters. According to experts, it is necessary to strengthen security measures in the operating system, and at the stage of control onto the web application.