Web, as reported by tomshw.it, there are dozens of apps on the Google Play Store that contain malicious code. The alarm clock for Android goes off because many apps, although containing trojans, have managed to overcome the “barriers”.
New (unfortunately, rich) list of Apps for devices Malicious Android: Experts recommend that you uninstall them immediately. If you have applications that are on the list that we publish, delete them immediately, and if you have not already done so, install a good antivirus on your smartphone. These days Google offers the ability to uninstall infected software from its Play Store.
Here’s what they are and why these apps are so dangerous.
Android alarm goes off: A new list of apps infested with Trojans appears
Dr. Webb’s report revealed Android app containing at least 30 Adware Trojans From the Android.HiddenAds family.
The potential damage of these malicious codes is enormous given that the combined downloads would be, to be exact, 9,890,000.
The report released a complete list of these apps that are riddled with Trojans, infected programs of various types and frequently downloaded, including virtual keyboards, system utilities, photo editing, and wallpaper collectors.
List of Android apps with malicious code
4k wallpapers auto changer (de.andromo.ssfiftylivesixcc)
Call Skins – Caller Themes (com.rockskinthemes.app)
Caller theme (com.caller.theme.slow)
Caller subject (com.callertheme.firstref)
Cashe Cleaner (com.cachecleanereasytool.app)
CallMe Phone Themes (com.callercallwallpaper.app)
Emoji keyboard: stickers and GIF (gb.crazykey.sevenboard)
Deluxe Shipping (com.fancyanimatedbattery.app)
FastCleaner: Cashe Cleaner (com.fastcleanercashecleaner.app)
Funny Caller (com.funnycallercustomtheme.app)
Funny Wallpapers – Live Screen (com.funnywallpapaerslive.app)
InCall: Contact background (com.mycallcustomcallscrean.app)
MyCall – Call Personalization (com.mycallcallpersonalization.app)
NewScrean: 4D Wallpapers (com.newscrean4dwallpapers.app)
Neon Keyboard Theme (com.neonthemekeyboard.app)
Neon Theme – Android Keyboard (com.androidneonkeyboard.app)
Photo filters and effects (de.sixtyonecollice.cameraroll)
Photo Editor: Blur Image (de.instgang.fiftyggfife)
Photo Editor: Cut and Paste (de.fiftyninecamera.rollredactor)
Photo Editor – Design Designer (gb.twentynine.redaktoridea)
Photo Editor & Background Eraser (de.photoground.twentysixshot)
Photo Editor and Exif (de.xnano.photoexifeditornine)
Photo Editor – Filter Effects (de.hitopgop.sixtyeightgx)
Photo Editor: Beauty Filter (gb.artfilter.tenvarnist)
Photo Editor: Retouch & Cutout (de.nineergysh.quickarttwo)
Photo Editor: Art Filters (gb.painnt.moonlightingnine)
Stock wallpapers and backgrounds (de.stockeighty.onewallpapers)
What happens if you install infected Android apps
If you have installed one or more of the apps just listed, your phone may have a difference ruin:
- download unwanted software;
- steal content from notifications from other apps;
- imitation antivirus
- display intrusive ads;
- Record videos or take photos without your knowledge to track your location.
Some Trojans in these apps hide through icons similar to other apps or require permission to show other apps.
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