“Fortnite Mobile” Fake Virus App – How to Remove It from Your Smartphone

This article has been created in order to help you by explaining how you can remove the Fortnite Andorid virus from your smartphone or tablet.

Fortnite has become quite a popular game and is now played by a lot of gamers on PC. But with the news that Fortnite is coming to mobile devices, scammers have started to create fake applications, like Fortnite Mobile – a fake application which poses as the real Fortnite app, but instead it runs in the background and conducts series of malicious activities on your device if installed. If you have the fake Fortnite Mobil app on your computer, we advise that you read this article to learn more about it and how you can remove it plus any malicious apps from your smartphone completely.

Threat Summary

NameFortnite Mobile Virus
TypeAndroid Virus application.
Short DescriptionObtains critical Android permissions after which downloads fake apps and sends messages.
SymptomsAn app, same as Fortnite, called Fortnite Mobile is installed on your Android device. The app may pretend to download content for the game when you open it, but the download may be just a pretext to perform it’s malicious activities.
Distribution MethodVia malicious URLs that are put in the descriptions of YouTube videos.
User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss Fortnite Mobile Virus.

”Fortnite Mobile” Android Virus – How Did I Get It

The main way of propagation of this virus has been detected by ESET malware researchers Lukas Stefanko who shot a video of how users can become misled into downloading fortnite after watching a fake youtube video.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/fortnite-mobil-fake-virus-app-how-to-remove-it-from-your-smartphone/