Your smartphone may also get infected by a virus. The deadly virus called 'Badaccents' is said to be premium service banking Trojan. The virus can also play a trick with you. It at times can lure you in this way like a pop up message saying 'Google play needs to be updated'. It can be a malicious content.
It can also come up with a legitimate Android application and can infect smart phones featuring this operating system.
"The Trojan is created by modifying the legitimate application and then re-distributing via marketplace or other separate channels," Tech 2 reported quoting a cyber security agency.
However, the cyber security agency has issued an advisory to counter such illegal activities. Here are the suggestions to counter the viruses that can damage you smartphone you must have purchased out of your hard money.
-Do not download and install applications from untrusted source.
-Install applications downloaded from reputed application market only.
-Run a full system scan on device with mobile security or anti-virus solution.
-Exercise caution while visiting trusted/untrusted sites for clicking links.
-Avoid using unsecured, unknown Wi-Fi networks.
-Make a practice of taking regular backup of Android device.