Fake FakeSysUpdate is very much discussed in Android phones these days, seeing that you will feel like there is an update for your Android system, but in reality it is a dangerous app..
Due to the increasing technology, nowadays everything is present at the click of your thumb, whether it is banking service or any other service, all the facilities are present in your smartphone. But along with these facilities, nowadays many malware or spyware is also present on the internet. Generally malware are those apps that claim to give you a feature, but their sole purpose is to continuously send your personal data, banking details and information about you to someone from your phone.
The most dangerous malware among all these nowadays is Fake FakeSysUpdate, which will make you look like there is an update for your Android system, but in reality it is a dangerous app that installs on your phone, uninstalls itself, and all the permissions and control of your phone by any one. Gives it to the hacker sitting far away.
Now whatever you are doing through your phone, such as chatting with someone, photos, videos in your phone’s gallery or banking apps on your phone, etc. This malware was first detected by the security research of Zimperium zLabs and according to one of their reports, having this app in your phone can have a very serious consequence. FakeSysUpdate is always running in the background after it is installed on your phone, without your knowledge.
Sometimes you may see a message on your screen, ‘Searching for Updates ….’ and this will make any user think that maybe there is an update of the phone’s Android system and you will uninstall it. After this, all your private data from your phone’s SMS inbox will be in the hands of hackers.
According to Cyber Security Research, they do not yet know how this FakeSysUpdate spyware spread on the Internet. Cyber security firms Zimperium and Malwarebytes Labs claim that this malware has not spread from Google’s Play Store. According to cyber experts, this malware is using spear phishing to breach the data security of the user.