Virus discovered which makes CAPTCHA think it is human

Detected by Kaspersky antivirus company, the Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Podec has developed a technique to convince CAPTCHA it is a person in order to subscribe thousands of infected Android users to premium-rate services. The Trojan’s goal is to extort money from victims via premium-rate services.

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Virus spread through compromised Android application of Vkontakte.

According to data collected with the help of the Kaspersky Security Network, Podec targets Android device users primarily through social network, VKontakte (VK, vk.com). Read more about Virus discovered which makes CAPTCHA think it is human

Android solution: Check your connection and try again

If you are suddenly facing this issue with your Android play store. It’s because play store is unable to connect to google servers.

Solution for Pakistani Android users: If you are in Pakistan you may often face this issue because google youtube is banned in Pakistan due to disrespect by Google for Islam religion. Read more about Android solution: Check your connection and try again