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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Delete these 8 apps from your mobile: They contain malware that can steal your data and your money

Security researchers discover new applications infected with malware

The month of August has just begun, and we already have to report on a new Malware Cases Affecting Android Users, cyber security specialist SecureX have discovered many infected apps By some of the most famous viruses of recent times, including the Joker and Autolycos.

Since last July 31, they have discovered More than X apps on Google Play With malicious code inside. Overall, they add thousands of downloads And there could be danger for Android users around the world.

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Malware is once again chasing Android users with new apps infected with Trojans.

Joker and Autolycos Return: Two Trojans Detected in These Apps

In infected applications, it is possible to find all kinds of utilities. From wallpaper apps, games and messaging apps.

the vast majority has already been Removed from Play Store by Google, but according to the download data, they may still be installed on some victims’ devices. For this reason, it is important to make sure to completely remove them from your mobile.

The mechanism of action of the application is similar to the previous campaigns based on Joker and Autolycos Trojan. Apps contain malicious code that allows them get privileged permissions So that text messages can be intercepted and various types of attacks can be done.

In this way, the malware gets Steal sensitive information, or make the user subscribe to premium services_ Which financially benefits the perpetrators of the attack at the expense of the user.

If you have any infected app installed on your device, it is very important that you remove it as soon as possible, If you believe you have been the victim of an attack, and you believe you have subscribed to a service premium Without Your Consent, It Might Be a Good Idea Contact your telephone operator To block such services on your bill.

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