Google booted 24 apps from the Play store infected with Joker malware

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Malware apps on google play store | There are millions of applications available on Google Play Store for free and paid download. As we know that, google takes care of every app for the security and malware infection in the apps but few apps were found to be infected with Joker malware as reported by a security researcher group.

We have already explained some apps that may stole your bank account information in our previous posts.

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What is Joker Malware?

Joker malware is a program which force its users to signup for any subscription on the app, it also sneaked into the victim’s message box to steal the One-time passwords to verify the subscription. This means, hacker can get into your bank account without your permission to transfer your money as you don’t know that your OTP is copied by any app running in the back ground.

Google Play Store has recently removed the infected application from its store. Before the google take action, the apps were downloaded for thousands of time, so it might be available on your phone or tab. I’m going to share the list of infected apps here, if you are a victim, you need to remove that app right now.

Malware apps on google play store

  1. Advocate Wallpaper
  2. Age Face
  3. Altar Message
  4. Antivirus Security- Security Scan
  5. Beach Camera
  6. Board Picture Editing
  7. Certain Wallpaper
  8. Climate SMS
  9. Collate Face Scanner
  10. Cute Camera
  11. Dazzle Wallpaper
  12. Declare Wallpaper
  13. Display Camera
  14. Great VPN
  15. Humor Camera
  16. Ignite Clean
  17. Leaf Face Scanner
  18. Mini Camera
  19. Print Plant Scan
  20. Rapid Face Scanner
  21. Reward Clean
  22. Ruddy SMS
  23. Sony Camera
  24. Spark Wallpaper

Related article: List of top 30 Android Hacking Apps

Well, even apps tell us that they may contains some malware, virus or might copy msgs or photos from the phone and we ignore that message and grant permission to that app, that is totally wrong. you need to remove that kind of apps immediately from your phone.

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