As network technology is becoming advanced Malware has found various methods of attack and cause harm to the consumers by exploiting any programmable device, server, and network web.
A researcher at internet security company Malwarebytes, Nathan Collier has found a Malicious mobile application named Ads Blocker. This Malware attacks users by promising them to remove pesky ads that unwantedly display on their devices during online streaming.
This Ads Blocker actually displays the paid mobile Ads, even sometimes does the fake clicks on the ads so that the maker value of the Ads can be doubled in numbers.
This is the most common type of malware and can frustrate users by display a bunch of mobile ads or we can say use our valuable time and data to make money for themselves.
But have you ever think that what can this Malware is able to do besides crashing the molies ads on smartphones and what you should do to avoid them? No!, then let’s take a look at more information written below-
What can this Malware do to your smartphone:
- Track your banking details
- Access your device information
- Introduces in your contact list
- Access your contact number and emails address
With all this information and details, the Hackers can harm you in various ways including collect and sell your device, until you’re flooded with robocalls, texts and, also many ads.
What are the effects:
- Ads are started to display no matter what app you are using
- The app logo disappears after the installation
- Excessive power consumption
- Sometimes you see the apps you didn’t install on your phone
In case you are encountering these types of signs, you need to take some further actions to stop them.
How to prevent it:
It’s just really hard to completely avoid the attack but we can prevent Malware to attack our devices often. We just have to make sure something including-
- Always keep your device updated
- Make sure to look at app reviews before installing the app
- Uninstalls the Apps you think they are asking for unnecessary permission
- You can sometimes consider installing antivirus apps
- Installs the application from authorized App store
Considering all these things, the chances of facing these kinds of Malware, and you can avoid them for a long time.
Canada to ban Huawei from 5G: Report
Huawei has been under a lot of difficulties for the last three years due to U.S. sanctions, which have led to bans on its network equipment in different markets. However, despite various processes, Canada has now also shown its direction on this matter to ban Huawei from 5G development in the country.
According to the report coming from Reuters, Canada is planning to ban Huawei from its 5G network gear installation program citing national security risks without showing any of them.
The country is following the path of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group including five countries including the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.”
Aside from this, the Canadian government has also laid down a deadline for carriers and network companies to remove their network 5G equipment by the year 2024. On the other hand, companies that use 4G equipment from Huawei will be required to remove the gear until 2027.
In 2018, Canada announce to review of the ongoing Huawei matter to adapt its network gear. Last, in 2018, Huawei’s Chief Financial Official is detailed Vancouver Airport.
regarding this matter, Alykhan Velshi, Vice President of corporate affairs for Huawei in Canada said with Canadian Broadcasting Corp that the company is still waiting to hear what sort of national security threats they think Huawei poses.
Adding to this, Velshi said, Huawei is completely operational in Canada and there are over 1500 employees in the country, most of them conduct research and development. Other than these, Huaewi continues to sell new products in the market.
Throughout the entire discussion, Huawei has been targeted by the different governments over political means but no one has not shown any sort of evidence against the Chinese tech firm.
Huawei registers ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark
On May 18, 2022, Huawei registered the ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark in China. This trademark application has document version 47543398 and the trademark has not been published yet. According to the information, Trademark Office held that the goods designated for use by the opposed trademark were Class 1 “silicones”.
The ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark class belongs to the same category as “unprocessed plastics; plasticizers” that were approved for use in trademarks such as “Huawei Zhixuan” cited earlier by the opponent. or similar goods.
In further terms, the opposed trademark completely contains the distinctive identification part of the trademark cited by the opponent, “Huawei”, and does not form a new meaning with an obvious difference. If it is used concurrently, consumers will be misunderstood.
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Huawei AppGallery facing a severe issue: Report
Huawei AppGallery is a new generation of an app distribution platform for Huawei devices and the Chinese tech maker is working on improving its productivity for smartphone owners. However, recently a severe issue has been reported on Huawei AppGallery that allows downloading paid apps for free of cost.
According to the input coming from 9to5Google, an Android developer has found an issue in Huawei AppGallery that doesn’t have any special protection feature for the paid applications. This could lead to easy exploitation and enables to obtain the download link for premium apps without even paying for them.
In simple words, it could cause a loss to the developer but the report also mentions that this issue has been reported to Huawei. However, there’s no clear guideline or response that has been received on this matter.
Huawei AppGallery is a smart solution that allows developers to create a new user experience for the consumers. The platform is supported by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core, which enables various APIs in applications.
Huawei AppGallery serves under the top three app marketplace globally and brings a whole range of global and local apps including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more.
AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 580 million monthly active users globally. Huawei partnered with 5.4 million developers across the globe, and in 2021 the total app distributions from AppGallery reached 432 billion times.