The number of mobile phone viruses has slowed down, and the eastern coastal areas have become infected areas
Thanks to the continuous improvement of user awareness and the ability of Tencent mobile housekeeper to kill viruses, the mobile phone virus package has been significantly reduced. 2017 third quarter Android virus package added 347.16 million, down 56.02%. The number of mobile phone users infected with Android platform is more than 40 million in this quarter, and there are also obvious characteristics in the geographical distribution, mainly concentrated in the eastern coastal areas with well-developed economy and large population. The report shows that the third quarter of the virus infected users in dozens of provinces are Guangdong, Zhejiang, Henan, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan, Hebei, Hunan, Jiangxi and Guangxi. Which Guangdong province accounted for more than 10.98%, becoming the worst affected areas of mobile phone virus.
Figure: Guangdong has become the largest province of mobile phone users
The risk of mobile phone virus mainly including hooliganism, tariff consumption, privacy leakage, phishing fraud, malicious chargeback and remote control, and through the mobile phone download sites, forums, software bundling and unknown application electronic market spread, threatening the security of the mobile phone users and property. For example, due to the lack of malicious programs and virus regulatory identification mechanism, criminals will spread virus software through informal Mobile Resource stations.
Report the amount of spam messages up to 300 million mobile phone Butler Tencent help iOS spam filtering
With the reduction of the cost of sending information, SMS has become the mainstream channel for online merchants and game platforms to push information, and even become one of the means of cheating by criminals. Report data show that in the third quarter of 2017, Tencent mobile housekeeper users reported spam messages 302 million, an increase of 14.28%.
From the content of the message, generally divided into advertising, illegal and fraud. Which accounted for 7.71% SMS fraud, the number is 8 million 198 thousand. Although the proportion of SMS fraud is not high, but the actual damage caused by more serious.
Figure: spam messages, advertising a single large
Shenzhen phone number tag awareness active label iOS users
Harassing phone calls has been a big problem for iOS users, but with the cooperation between Apple Corp and Tencent, this problem has been solved and achieved some success. IOS users increased awareness of active tagging in the third quarter of 2017, and the number of harassing phone calls fluctuated, with the total number of tags being 9 million 297 thousand and 700. Among them, the number of iOS fraud calls was 1 million 475 thousand and 100, accounting for 15.87% of the number of harassing phone calls.
Figure: the third quarter of 2017, iOS users harassment and fraud phone number marked rise
More than 29 billion 600 million malicious websites were intercepted in the third quarter, mostly pornographic and gaming websites
Mobile Internet, the bottom of the page usually there are some games or shopping advertising popups, click on this pop-up may jump to phishing sites. Report data show that in the quarter, Tencent security laboratories detected 5 million 470 thousand malicious URLs, intercepted malicious URLs over 29 billion 600 million times. Our website is one of the most common types of malicious URLs, accounted for nearly 1/3, other common types of information such as fraud, gambling sites, false advertising, fraud and malicious file workers also occupy a higher proportion.
It is worth noting that a malicious web site usually hiding in the fraud SMS, users will click on the link to jump to counterfeit bank and e-commerce real website, can not verify the authenticity, resulting in information disclosure of user privacy, suffered property damage.
Figure: pornography, gambling and fraud information into a malicious web site types
Faced with such a severe situation of fraud, the user how to guard against it? Tencent mobile phone security experts housekeeper Yang Qibo puts forward several suggestions: first, the user should safety through formal channels to download the official version of mobile phone application, do not install the software and do not click on unknown source or origin, the SMS with the download address, mobile phone to avoid poisoning. Second, when you receive an unfamiliar phone or text message, don't trust the content, and don't disclose personal information to others. Third, should develop the use of security software to protect the good habits of mobile phones security. Download and install Tencent mobile housekeeper, and regularly to the mobile phone for physical examination and virus killing, at the same time open harassment interception function, effectively intercept fraud phone, SMS, enhance mobile security.