These seven tips will keep you safe on the hunt for Pidgey and other Pokémon.
The adorable little pocket critters Pokémon are back. These little Japanese animals make a comeback as virtual-reality-game for smartphones. Attackers try to use the popularity of this brand new game for themselves and prey on impatient gamers who cannot wait for the game to be released: at least one malicious version of the app has been discovered. In a file sharing network, a version of the app installer was found that contained a remote control for Android devices. It appears that the legitimate app was repackaged with some added malware using a tool called “DroidJack”. The tool itself has legitimate use cases for developers, but in this case it was used to add a malicious piece of software called “AndroRAT”. G DATA customers are protected from the malicious app which is detected as “Android.Trojan.Kasandra.B”.
Here are seven tips that will keep you safe which on the hunt for Pidgey and other Pokémon: