One more warning for Windows users. If you download fake Telegram app from anywhere, you will have to pay a heavy price! Yes, that’s right you can now become known as a Lord of the Rings. Currently, the number of Windows devices infected with the malware is increasing. According to cyber security experts, the antivirus of this malware attack device is capable of compromising security. So at the moment they advise Windows users to refrain from downloading Telegram applications from any unreliable website.
Fake Telegram App Alarm – In addition to device hacking, data can be lost
Cyber security research firm Minerva Labs has released a report detailing malware attacks spread through the Telegram app. They claim that there are numerous fake telegram apps on the Internet right now. In that case, if you download this application from any source, Windows users will be in danger. This will allow malicious malware to enter their devices, hacking devices as well as stealing users’ confidential information.
Researchers at Minerva Lab also reported that fake Telegram app installers spread across the Internet were running a rootkit version of the Purple Fox malware on Windows devices. There are several innovations to this malware attack. At each level it is divided into separate files which are again invalid without the whole file-whole. That’s why this attack can deceive antivirus detection.
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Note that the malware called ‘Purple Fox’ first came to light in 2016. This malware is capable of spreading thumbs up to the security system of the device and can spread very fast. Security researchers say such attacks tend to insert malicious files into the device using some legitimate software.
To protect your Windows device from Purple Fox malware attacks, apps should not be downloaded from any unreliable website. You should also refrain from installing the app from any suspicious link without knowing it. In that case, those interested in downloading the required application can go to the official platform.