CyberSecurity M’sia warns against World Cup malware
A Malaysian cybersecurity official today warned the public about malicious software, or malware, that has proliferated during the Brazil World Cup, aimed at stealing data from unsuspecting users.
The fake apps “contain SMS stealers as well as remote control capabilities that allow the attacker to execute commands on the victim's devices including sending SMS, reading contacts or
installing additional malicious apps,” said Amirudin Abdul Wahab, head of government-backed agency CyberSecurity Malaysia.
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