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Breaking: Agent Smith virus hides infests 1.5 crore Android phones

Cyber security solutions provider Check Point has revealed that around 25 million Android devices, including 15 million mobile devices in India, were quietly infected due to a new variant of mobile malware called as 'Agent Smith’. The Israeli cyber security research company Check Point said, “Disguised as a Google-related app, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps with malicious versions without the users' knowledge or interaction.”

Updated : 11 July 2019, 04:57 PM