Skycure mobile security company reported that a new malware capable of breaking a half billion handsets that run on the Android operating system. This malware pose a risk of “accessibility clickjacking”.
Accessibility clickjacking is a method that work on smartphone users to click on something that seems benign, but actually be able to open a gap for hackers.
Simply put, clickjacking lets hackers to steal sensitive information text based, and taking action by using the operating system or applications that are not approved or are not even known by the owners of smartphones.
Private SMS and jobs will be at risk along with personal e-mail and work, data from the messaging app, sensitive data in business applications such as CRM software, marketing automation software, and more.
Once accessibility has enabled, hackers can modify administrator-level access rights and even allows administrators new device. This could allow hackers to disable the passcode or even execute device remotely. As quoted from Phone Arena on Monday