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Eight Android apps in were found to contain the Joker malware. Quick Heal Security Labs can collect and steal data from Android smartphone users and cause different problems.
Fortunately, the research firm brought the issue to Google’s attention, and eight infected apps were reportedly removed from the Play Store. These apps are no longer available for download, but they still pose a threat as they have been downloaded before.
The Joker malware can steal a user’s data and even secretly enroll users into expensive paid subscriptions that they never accept. Not only can the malware burn a substantial hole in a person’s wallet, it can also steal their lists, device information, messages, and more.
All Android smartphone users who download these apps are strongly advised to uninstall them as soon as possible and scan their devices for viruses using a security tool.
Here is the list of infected apps:
- – Auxiliary Message
- – Fast Magic SMS
- – Free CamScanner
- – Super Message
- – Element Scanner
- – Go Messages
- – Travel Wallpapers
- – Super SMS