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banking trojan alert, decree of the government of India, do not do these 10 things on the phone, otherwise the bank account will be empty – indian government agency cert in warning for sova banking virus to stop 10 dangerous things otherwise face huge loss

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banking trojan alert, decree of the government of India, do not do these 10 things on the phone, otherwise the bank account will be empty – indian government agency cert in warning for sova banking virus to stop 10 dangerous things otherwise face huge loss

New Delhi. A warning has been issued for Android users by Cert-In, the nodal cybersecurity agency of the Government of India. In fact, the government has identified a new SOVA Android Trojan, which is targeting Indian banking users. This banking trojan is stealing users’ usernames and passwords through key-logging. Also stealing cookies. Earlier the SOVA banking trojan was active in countries like America, Russia and Spain. But since July 2022 this banking trojan is attacking countries like India.

This malware is very dangerous
According to the Government of India, at present, this malware with a latest version is active, which is smarter than the rest of the malware. Meaning this app converts itself like a fake app. Simply put, malware disguises itself in fake apps like Chrome, Amazon’s logo. Like the government, users have been warned that what should they do to avoid such frauds?

Be careful while downloading the app
You should take some precautions while downloading any apps. Pay attention to the rating and review of the app. The app should be downloaded from the official store of Google. This reduces the risk of downloading dangerous apps by up to 90 percent.

Always keep phone updated
Android users should always keep their phone updated. Smartphone companies keep releasing updates from time to time.

check sensitive number
Android users should always check sensitive numbers. There are some such numbers, which seem to be rear in appearance. Also, scammers do fraud through email and phone, which should be taken care of.

check bank sms
The messages coming from the bank should be checked carefully, because the incidents of fraud are increasing due to bank messages. No one should share their OTT or login ID. Also, do not click on any link on the message.

Pay attention to the email URL
Pay attention before clicking on any URL. Even if that message did not come over email. Always click on URLs that clearly display the website domain.

Always pay attention to the URL
Any website URL shortener bit.ly, tinyurl should pay attention. The government advises that users should check their website domain by moving the cursor over the small appearing UR.

check encrypted certificate
Always check if the encrypted certificate is valid. This can be checked with the green lock in the address bar of the browser. Users should always do this when logging into any sensitive information such as personal accounts.

Check Bank Activity
Banking customers are always advised to keep an eye on every sensitive activity of any user and take immediate action if anything is felt wrong.

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