September 23 , 2022
- CERT-In has given warning on SOVA virus.
- It is a novel mobile banking “Trojan” virus that is currently targeting Indian customers.
- It is capable of stealthily encrypting an android phone for ransom.
- This malware is distributed through smishing (phishing via SMS) attacks
- It is a major threat to privacy and security of sensitive customer data and can cause large-scale financial frauds and cyberattacks.