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July 9, 2021
In June, the number of user requests to decrypt files affected by encoders decreased by 8% compared with May. Trojan.Encoder.26996 was the most active, accounting for 37.65% of all incidents.
The most common threats in June:
User requests to decrypt files affected by encoders decreased by almost 8% compared to May.
In June 2021, Doctor Web analysts discovered activity in the sale of fake vaccinations QR сodes. The cybercriminals offered fake QR codes to enter cafe and restaurants.
The screenshot shows an example of a QR code trading scheme. Sales happens in private channels, which can be accessed only after joining the special chat. They publish enthusiastic customer reviews and promise a 100% guarantee of entry into any restaurant.
According to the detection statistics, Dr.Web anti-virus products for Android detected various trojans designed to display advertisements most often in June. Besides that, malicious applications that can execute arbitrary code and load other software remained among the most common threats.
Over the past month, Doctor Web virus analysts have discovered many threats on Google Play. Among them were various fake Trojans from the Android.FakeApp family that downloaded fraudulent websites. In addition, our specialists have identified another Trojans in Android.Joker, capable of running arbitrary code, as well as subscribing victims to paid services. These trojans were capable of running arbitrary code, as well as subscribing victims to paid services. In addition to that, trojans that steal logins and passwords from Facebook accounts were detected. Dr.Web reported on this in a recent news publication.
The following June events related to mobile malware were the most noteworthy:
Find out more about malicious and unwanted programs for mobile devices in our special overview.
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