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These malware-infected apps can be used to drain your bank account
Not only are these fake texts and emails trying to get you to tap on a link, but they might also ask you for the credit card you used to make a purchase hoping to steal all of the pertinent information from you. Or they might ask for the password you use on certain apps. Never tap a link on an email or text unless you are 100% certain about the identity of the sender. If you’re not sure about the legitimacy of an email or text, call the company on the phone. Do not use any phone number or email address that comes from the suspect message.
Bank of Thailand’s (BoT) assistant governor Chayawadee Chai-Anant said that for safety reasons, mobile banking apps and e-wallets should be used on only one device. She said that the country’s central bank has instructed commercial banks to improve the security of their mobile apps.
Follow these guidelines to protect yourself from installing a malicious app in the future
When it comes to your mobile devices, be smart when it comes to the apps you download.