Android Critical Threat Scam Alert

Every month Google publishes an Android Security Bulletin, which highlights any vulnerabilities, this month there are three critical ones and one is described as severe. The vulnerability allows intruders to cause a denial of service without you doing anything. This all sounds scary, but the good news is that the weakness is addressed by the latest software updates, if they have been downloaded!

MAKE SURE THAT YOU CHECK FOR AND DOWNLOAD THE LATEST UPDATE FOR YOUR ANDROID DEVICE

Tips and Advice

  • Check for update – Go to Settings > Software Update
  • Personal means private! – Do not divulge personal details unless you are certain who you are communicating with
  • Contact – your bank or credit card company if you have already given out financial details
  • Still Unsure? – Call Reassura 0800 888 6400 and one of our fraud advisor’s will help you to stay safe
  • To report a fraud – and receive a police crime reference number call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool

 

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