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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Google removed 28 apps - JOKER malware - Be safe

GOOGLE removed 28 infected apps from PLAY STORE, Make sure that is deleted from your phone.

The malware JOKER steals money from the users by subscripting them to unwanted paid premium without their permission, It first initiate the interaction with ads without the knowledge of the user and then make use of the victims SMS like OTP to make the payments.

In the past two months, Google has removed 28 apps from the Google play store because of the infection of joker malware. This malware is not new but making a huge pressure for the android app developers since it is a little code to detect and also they use different technique called dropper to bypass Google's security scan and sneak into the device.

Take a look of 28 apps infected by malware that should be removed from the smartphone. These are the list of the apps revealed by Zscaler, a cybersecurity firm based on California.

Please remove those if you have.

  • All Good PDF Scanner
  • Mint Leaf Message - Your private message
  • Unique Keyboard - Fancy Fonts & Free emotions
  • Tangram App Lock
  • Direct Messenger
  • Private SMS
  • One sentence Translator - Multifunctional Translator
  • Style Photo Collage
  • Meticulous Scanner
  • Blue Scanner
  • Hummingbird PDF converter - Photo to PDF
  • All Good PDF Scanner
  • com.relax.relaxation.androidsms
  • com.file.recovefiles
  • Push Message- Texting & SMS
  • Fingertip GameBox
  • com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances)
  • com.LPlocker.lockapps
  • Safety AppLock
  • Emoji Wallpaper
  • com.hmvoice.friendsms
  • com.peason.lovinglovemessage
  • com.remindme.alram
  • Convenient Scanner 2
  • Separate Doc Scanner

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