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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Six apps that were delivering viruses to people's phones

 Six apps that were delivering viruses to people's phones have been removed from the Google Play Store. The news came from a report by Checkpoint, in which three researchers said that hackers used the Shockbot Android Steeler software in the guise of antivirus applications, stealing users' passwords, bank details and other personal information.


According to the report, these malware apps were downloaded more than 15,000 times. However, now Google has removed all these apps from its Play Store.


This is the first time such malware has been seen

According to Checkpoint Report, the malware works on a geofencing feature and stealth technology, which sets it apart from other malware. It also uses a thing called Domain Generation Algorithm (DGA), which is rarely used in the world of Android malware.



These apps stole users' personal data from the Google Play Store

These 6 malware apps, which look like antivirus apps, were hacked by more than 15,000 users from the Shockbot Android malware, which steals credentials and banking information. During the research, he found about 1,000 IPs of devices. Most of the victims were from Italy and the United Kingdom.

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Here are 6 apps that were found to be corrupt

The name of this app is as follows. Atom Clean Booster, Antivirus Super Cleaner, Alpha Antivirus Cleaner, Powerful Cleaner, Antivirus, Center Security Antivirus. If you are using any of these apps, delete them immediately, as banking fraud can happen to you and your account can be emptied in one fell swoop.

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