Agent Smith Virus Enters 25 Million Android Phones, Remove It From Your Phone

Special things

  • Threat on 25 million smartphones worldwide
  • 1.5 million phones in India vulnerable
  • Hindi speakers were targeted
  • Apart from India, Pakistan, Britain and Bangladesh are also affected

There is always a danger about security in Android smartphones. Malware or viruses are seen in Android phones. Now the security firm Checkpoint has claimed in its report that 25 million Android phone agents worldwide (Agent Smith) are vulnerable to malware. The report states that only 1.5 crore phones from India have been affected by this virus. This virus has arrived in Android smartphones without the knowledge of the users and the special thing is that the phone has come in the app through Google.

 In such a situation, people have not got the slightest idea of ​​it. This app is replacing the already existing app in users' phones with a virus app. Apart from India, users from Pakistan, Bangladesh, UK, Australia and America have come in the grip of this malware.

What can agent smith virus do in your phone?

If this virus has reached your phone, it will have taken full access to the device without your permission. Such as access to camera, location, call, message etc. will be with him. After this, this app will be showing all kinds of financial fraudulent advertisements on your phone. With the help of these advertisements, this virus can also steal your financial information. The special thing about this app is that you will not see its icon. In such a situation, you will not know whether this phone is in your app or not. This app can replace popular apps like WhatsApp and Google in your phone.

Entry in phone with the help of third party app

Apart from this, this app allows users to download 9Apps like dropper app from play store. To force the downloading of such apps, he shows advertisements like free game apps, adult and free offers. Apps downloaded from third-party app stores such as 9 Apps are encrypted and already contain viruses. After this, the apps coming in your phone checks the popular apps like WhatsApp, MX Player, Shareite present in the phone. After this, as soon as an already decided app is found in the phone of users, then the virus replaces the original app with the same name. In such a situation, people do not know whether they are using real apps or apps with viruses. If your phone has WhatsApp, Lenovo.anyshare.gps,,,, jiochat.jiochatapp, jio.join, good.gamecollection,, startv. If apps like hotstar, meitu.beautyplusme, domobile.applock, touchtype.swiftkey,, cn.xender, eterno and truecaller exist, then it is possible that Agent Smith app has reached your phone. This app has targeted people who speak Hindi, Arabic, Russian and Indonesian most.

How to remove agent smith virus from your android smartphone

  • Go to phone settings
  • Click Apps or Application Manager
  • Now scroll down to see
  • Now uninstall any such app that you do not know or you have not downloaded it.
  • If no suspicious app appears, then uninstall all recently installed apps.

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