The most dangerous virus on Android threatens to take over smartphones

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Cybersecurity analysts have discovered a new type of virus on Android, which they call TangleBot.

Malware is highly sophisticated and capable of hijacking most, if not all, functions of your phone. Once infected, the phone becomes a device for tracking and stalking the victim.

TangleBot targets users sending text messages to Android devices in the US and Canada.

SMS messages disguise themselves as Covid-19 regulations and information on booster doses, as well as messages related to potential power outages, prompting victims to click a link to a site that states that an Adobe Flash update is required.

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