Dhaka, Mar.12 (ANI): Bangladesh is top among countries in mobile malware attacks and other cyber crimes, software security group Kaspersky has stated in a report.
The countries mobile and computer users are most vulnerable as hackers can steal individuals’ banking and other personal information from their infected devices and use it for criminal purposes, the Daily Star has reported.
Kaspersky also noted that it registered about two million notifications about attempted ‘malware’ infections (malicious software) that aimed to steal money via online access to bank accounts.
“When a user visits his online banking account, the Trojan modifies the page, asking him to download an Android application which is allegedly required to securely confirm the transaction. In fact, the link leads to the Fake token application. Once Fake token is on the user’s smart phone, the cybercriminals gain access to the user’s banking account via the computer infected with the banking Trojan and the compromised mobile device allows them to intercept the onetime confirmation code (mTAN),” Kaspersky said in a statement. (ANI)