Pokemon Go was presented to users only several weeks ago. However, it has already smashed the Internet with the number of its downloads. There is no surprise that hackers have also noticed people’s reaction to this game. Having in mind that Pokemon Go is not available in each of world’s countries, they decided to drop there fake versions of the app. Once installed, Pokemon Go virus can cause lots of damage, including encrypted data, blocked device and the loss of your private information. According to the latest reports, the threat acts as a transmitter of ransomware viruses leading their victims to additional problems!
The best way to protect yourself is to wait for the official version of Pokemon Go in your country. Also, you must use only Google Play Store and App Store to be sure that you are installing a safe download on your device. Finally, check what permissions Pokemon Go app asks you. If it requires letting it read your messages, call, change your data and similar permissions, there is a huge possibility that it is a fake Pokemon Go version.