In the month of July, Google Play Store has taken out 11 applications that contained a new malware called Joker. Presently analysts have spotted six additional applications that have been added to the list of applications that have hazardous malware.
Google has stated that they had been removed 6 applications from the play store and they will be no longer downloads. Users handling the below applications kindly uninstall them as soon as possible.
Cybersecurity has noted that they are almost 2,00,000 downloads when they pulled from the play store. These applications appeared to be real yet could sneak records into the client’s gadget by downloading malware. This malware then bought in the client to premium help without their assent.
These are the 17 apps listed below which are found to be suspicious:
- Push Message- Texting & SMS
- Fingertip GameBox
- Safety AppLock
- Emoji Wallpaper
- Convenient Scanner 2
- Separate Doc Scanner
The researchers suggest users to uninstall them immediately. The users should go through the credit card bill for unintended subscriptions. They can install any security solution application like Norton mobile Security till further notice.
Since, the malware is very tricky to spot them. They are expecting a comeback in some applications. However, users should be careful regarding this statement.
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