Joker Malware Infects Android Apps!

 

Joker malware is continuing to run rampant on the Google Play Store.

Slowly becoming one of the most persistent as well as prominent sources of malware, Joker, has been invading Android phones and the Google Play Store for years now. This malicious piece of spyware is designed to steal text messages, your contacts, your personal device information, as well as sign up your device for premium WAP (wireless application protocol services). Google is currently in the process of removing apps infected with Joker from the play store, but if the app is already on your phone you will need to manually remove it. Some apps that have been infected with this are:

  • All Good PDF Scanner
  • Mint Leaf Message-Your Private Message
  • Unique Keyboard – Fancy Fonts & Free Emoticons
  • Tangram App Lock
  • Direct Messenger
  • Private SMS
  • One Sentence Translator – Multifunctional Translator
  • Style Photo Collage
  • Meticulous Scanner
  • Desire Translate
  • Talent Photo Editor – Blur focus
  • Care Message
  • Part Message
  • Paper Doc Scanner
  • Blue Scanner
  • Hummingbird PDF Converter – Photo to PDF
  • All Good PDF Scanner

For further information on the Joker malware, as well as how to stay protected from it check out the article below.

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