In today’s digital world, mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives. However, the increasing reliance on smartphones and tablets also brings the risk of malware infections. Malware, a short term for malicious software, can compromise the security of your device and put your personal data at risk. 

Malware encompasses various types such as viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, spyware, and adware. These malicious programs can be injected into your device through various means like phishing, infected downloads, malicious links, software vulnerabilities, and more. 

How can you keep your mobile device secured from malware?

1. Never open or download suspicious attachments from suspicious emails 

Do not open attachments from addresses or names you don’t recognize as these may contain malware that poses potential security threat to your device.

2. Install apps from official app stores only


install apps from official app stores like Apple App Store, Google Play Store, or Windows App Store. Software listed in official app stores have been tested to ensure it is safe for you to install.

3. Ensure that your software is up to date 

Update your mobile phone's software regularly to address security issues and protect against new malware that may expose vulnerabilities.


Securing your mobile device against malware is crucial to protecting your personal information and maintaining your digital privacy. Reduce the risk of malware infections into your devices by following these tips. 

Remember, cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and learning these tips can help keep your personal data safe.


If you notice any malicious activity in your account, please do not hesitate to call our Customer Care Team by dialing #2462 (#CIMB) on your mobile phone. If you're currently not in the Philippines, please call +632 8 924 2462 (924-CIMB) or email us at 

Stay safe and bank safely and securely from home with CIMB Bank! 

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