A new crime wave against smartphones is building. Smartphones are a goldmine for identity thieves. Once into your phone, they can access passwords, photos, addresses, everything. Criminals don't need to grab your phone and break in. And they don't need to hack in through obscure security holes that are hard to find, hard to exploit and quickly closed. Hackers find it easier to create fake apps resembling popular ones like Facebook and Whatsapp. They trick you into installing their "more secure" version of these apps. Recently a global malware campaign dubbed Dark Caracal infected thousands of smartphones across the globe....
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