Google has removed 11 mobile apps from its Play Stores. Which is used to deceive users. All of these apps were infected with the famous malware Joker and Google has been trapping them since 2017.
According to Check Point researchers, cloned malware was present in a new form in these applications. Hackers allow users to subscribe to premium services through these apps without their consent.
According to the report, these apps have been avoiding Google’s Play Protection for a long time, although Google has now removed them from the Play Store. In such cases, users are also advised to delete these apps immediately.
Earlier this year Google released a list of 1700 apps and they were removed from the Play Store. Joker malware was found in those apps.
What users should do when in doubt
If you think such an app has come into your phone, then follow this method: Uninstall suspicious apps from your smartphone immediately. Check your debit and mobile bill to see if any subscriptions have been taken without permission. Put a trusted security app in your phone.
List of 11 apps
6) com.cheery.message.sendsms (another app)