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An Android virus signs you up for paid services without you realizing it



An Android virus signs you up for paid services without you realizing it


Alarm bells are ringing again among users of Android devices after the discovery of a malware that generates subscriptions to totally stealthy paid services. The discovery was made by 365 Defender Research, a division of Microsoft specializing in computer security.

What is the key to being protected As we will detail later in this review, to avoid fraud, you should update the operating system of the phone, if possible.

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The key to avoid fraud is to update Android

From 365 Defender Research they indicated that the malicious program affects computers with Android 9 and earlier versions. In that sense, the best way to be protected is to update the operating system to newer versions, that is, Android 10 or later.

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“Until Android 9, these types of applications could go unnoticed. So if you’re running an older version of Android you’d better update your phone, or if there’s no update, at least install some kind of security app,” the site concludes. Telephone Arena adding a tip for users who do not access more news beyond version 9 of the Google mobile OS.