Beware This Android Malware That Erases Your Phone With a Single Text
a bad week for people's phones
Denmark-based security firm Heimdal detected the malware, called "
Heimdal thinks that over 100,000 phones have received the Mazar text in Denmark, the BBC reports, and the firm isn't yet sure if it's spread to other countries.
We've heard of
such one-text menaces
Weirdly, the new malware can't infiltrate devices using Russian as their default language. Setting your phone to a foreign language seems like an extreme measure when common sense should keep you safe.
[ BBC ]
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