Netflix and Android users warned of malware via fake Netflix app

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Netflix and Android users warned of malware via fake Netflix app
Netflix and Android users warned of malware via fake Netflix app

The National Information Technology Board on Tuesday warned Android users of a malware threat via a fake Netflix app named “FlixOnline”.

“Do not download the Netflix app [named] FlixOnline. It transfers harmful file to your device,” wrote NITB in a post on Twitter.

“Never use any untrusted app or APK (file). Stay alert and stay safe!” it aded.

The post, describing the threat, said that a “wormable Android malware” is found on the Google Play Store which multiplies as it automatically replies to a user’s incoming WhatsApp messages. It sends a harmful file which infects the phone.

The IT Board said “Users are advised not to download FlixOnline and uninstall if present,”

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