Joker malware detected in these apps
According to the information, realizing the harm caused to the users by these apps, Google has deleted them. Now if you have deleted these apps then they may still be present in your phone, delete them immediately. Let us tell you that Tatyana Shishkova of security firm Kaspersky has identified Joker malware in 7 applications.
These apps were live on Google Play Store. These include the following apps.
- Now QRcode Scan
- EmojiOne Keyboard
- Battery Charging Animations Battery Wallpaper
- Dazzling Keyboard
- Volume Booster Louder Sound Equalizer
- Super Hero Effect
- Classic Emoji Keyboard
Experts say that there are many such apps on the Internet, which can cause a lot of harm to people. Cybercrimes happen with the help of these apps. Along with this, these applications adopt methods like fake subscriptions and in-app activities, which are later called illegal money making.
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Smartphone users should be cautious while downloading any app to avoid cybercrime. Allow the app to read the permissions it asks for only after reading it thoroughly. Along with this, one should also be careful while opening any link coming through email or message.