Sberbank Online Site took seventh place in the rating in the Russian App Store for most downloaded applications. This is despite not being involved in any domestic financial institutions. RBC reports on this by referring to the rating data for the data.ai platform, formerly known as App Annie.
The product’s description indicates its unofficial status. Sberbank Online Site seller is a certain Said Akhmetov. The product description states that this. “Application for instant login to Sberbank’s online website”And what? “In the application to access site much quicker” (spelling preserved). The version of the Android-based application was also not detected.
Sberbank claimed that the Sberbank Online Site Application was fake and not legitimate. The bank’s security services are currently trying to block the application. “The Sberbank Online application is not available for updating and downloading in the App Store due to restrictions. Be careful, scammers may place malicious apps under the guise banking applications., — said the representative of Sberbank. The official website of Sberbank has the Sberbank Online app available for Android-based devices.
The Sberbank Online app was not available for download from the App Store after April 12, due to sanctions. The earlier versions of the application can still be downloaded to users’ devices. Customers with banks can also access the mobile-friendly version of the service online.
The current scammers targeting Sberbank customers is not the first. The top 10 most downloaded apps during the May holidays included the Sberbank Mobile Banking app, which has nothing to do the Russian Sberbank.