GhostCtrl ransomware can disguise itself as WhatsApp and record you

Android users are being warned to be on the lookout for a new type of ransomware that can secretly record you.

Dubbed GhostCtrl, the malicious software is being spread by masking itself as apps like WhatsApp and Pokemon Go.

As well as capturing audio and video clips, the malware can lock the device’s screen and reset its password, making ideal for ransoming infecting users.

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