These 8 Android Apps Are Reported With The “Joker” Malware

Some of the apps available on the Google Play store have been discovered with the infamous ‘Joker‘ virus. The virus automatically subscribes to premium subscriptions to other services without the user’s permission. According to a fresh study from Quick Heal Security Labs, 8 new android apps are reported with the Joker Malware.

These 8 Android Apps Are Reported With The “Joker” Malware

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Just like the other viruses do, it enters into a user’s device through an application, after which it can secretly collect data.

Following the discovery of the eight new After getting to know about the infected apps, Google urgently removed them from the Play Store. However, if you have already downloaded and installed any of these apps, it is best to remove them as soon as possible.

Remove These 8 Apps Immediately:
  • Auxiliary Message
  • Fast Magic SMS
  • Free CamScanner
  • Super Message
  • Element Scanner
  • Go Messages
  • Travel Wallpapers
  • Super SMS

Having any of these apps on your phone means your security is at risk. Remove them immediately to stay safe.

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature. Contact: [email protected]
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