US governmental agency FBI is alerting smartphone users to the growing threat of malware. Its Internet Crime Complaint Center has issued a warning to people whose handsets run the Android operating system about two newly identified threats Loozfon and FinFisher, as well as offering advice and guidance about keeping their smartphones and their contents safe from potential attacks.
Generic: Senior, woman, shopping, mobile phone, smartphone The FBI has published advice and guidance to help protect smartphone users from the risk of malware attacks ©Yuri Arcurs/shutterstock.com
Loozfon can steal contact details from a user's address book if they click on a link contained in an email that promises a work-from-home opportunity.
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