Privacy invasion: Mobile Malware even After Factory Reset

Client from one of the top insurance companies has malware even after the smartphone has gone through factory reset. Data Care Clinic located the source of the malware and cleaned the device.

36% of all mobile apps is “grayware” or “madware” apps. According to Symantec. 17 percent of all Android apps were actually malware. Cryptolocker/Simplocker, mobile crypto-ransomware, encrypts your data. More sophisticated variant of Simplocker generates unique keys for each infected device, making it harder to decrypt infected devices.

IoT is going to open up more avenues for attacks. Malware is becoming the weapon of choice.

How do you stay safe on Android?

There is a dire need for best practices as well as protecting access to valuable data. Data Care Clinic is on your side to update your devices to the latest version of Android and keeps them clean and secure.