If 'fakebank' was in the US... would I be protected?

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Justme44

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Posted 8 months ago

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Hi Justme44

Welcome to TM Home users Community, a public site where volunteers try to help each-other , also there are TM Employees that can give answers. I am just a volunteer.
Read here:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/05/02/warning-fake-bank-websites-targeting-british-savers...



Kind regards,
Tom
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Hi Justme44 and welcome to the Community!

Short Answer: Yes

Long Answer: You should not be affected by this.

1) You should be wary of downloading sketchy or unknown apps especially those outside of the Google Play Store.
2) Pre-Installation Scan checks for security threats prior to downloading the app.

Here are a couple of other articles that can give you extra information:

FakeBank malware accesses sensitive SMS banking messages

Trend Micro Blog: New Mobile Malware Uses Layered Obfuscation and Targets Russian Banks

As usual Tom Emmelot, thanks for the help!