- Threat on 2.5 million smartphone worldwide
- India’s 1.5 million phones
- Targeted Hindi speakers
- Besides India, Pakistan, Britain and Bangladesh also affected
Android smartphone is always at risk for security in the smartphone. On the day the Android phones get malware or viruses. Now the security firm Checkpoint has claimed in its report that 25 million Android phone agents across the world (Agent Smith) are facing malware. It has been reported in the report that only 15 million phones of India were affected by this virus. This virus has reached Android smartphones without the knowledge of the users, and the special thing is that the phone comes through the Google App related app. In such a situation, people have not even got any idea about it. This app is replacing the already existing app in the phone with a virus app. Users of Pakistan, Bangladesh, UK, Australia and the United States have come in the vicinity of this malware.
What can you do in your phone agent smith virus?
If this virus has reached your phone, then it will have full access to the device without your permission. He will have access to the camera, location, call, message etc. This app will then show you all types of financial fraud ads in your phone. With the help of these ads, this virus can also steal your financial information. The special thing of this app is that you will not see its icon. In such a situation, you will not know whether this phone is in your app or not. This app can replace popular apps like Whatsapp and Google in your phone.
Entry in phone with third party app
In addition, this app downloads users from Play Store to dropper app like 9Apps. To force such apps to be downloaded, it shows ads like free game apps, adult and free offers. Apps downloaded from third-party app stores such as 9Apps are encrypted and they already have viruses. After that the app that comes to your phone examines popular apps like Whatsapp, Mx Player, Sharekit, in the phone. After this, as soon as an already fixed app is found in the phone of the user, the virus changes the real app with the same name. In such a situation, people do not know whether they are using real app or viruses. If in your phone whatsapp, lenovo.anyshare. gps, mxtech.videoplayer.ad, jio.jioplay.tv, jio.media.jiobeats, jiochat.jiochatapp, jio.join, good.gamecollection, opera.mini.native, startv.hotstar, meitu. If you have apps like beautyplusme, domobile.applock, touchtype.swiftkey, flipkart.android, cn.xender, eterno and truecaller , then it is possible that the agent Smith app has reached your phone. This app has targeted the people who spoke Hindi, Arabic, Russia and Indonesia.
How to Remove Agent Smith Virus From Your Android Smartphone
- Go to phone settings
- Click on Apps or App Manager
- Now try scrolling down
- Now uninstall any apps you do not know or have not downloaded it to.
- Un-install all recently installed apps if no suspicious app is detected.