Saturday, May 25, 2024

Duh, this Android app threatens 10 million user devices

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AKURAT.CO, There are many applications with any use in circulation today, even for simple things like scanning barcode. In fact, this application is quite popular with an application called Barcode Scanner (made by Lavabird) that has been installed more than 10 million times.

Ubergizmo reports, Friday (2/12) but apparently, the app was known to be exposed malware. According to a report by Malwarebytes, up to 10 million user devices are believed to have been infected by malware is.

At first, the app was not dangerous. However, the latest update to the application appears to have brought in malicious code and users who installed the application started to feel strange things happening with their phones. This oddity was originally discovered by Anon00 users and confirmed by Malwarebytes.

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Google itself has removed the application from the Play Store. Unfortunately, as already mentioned, this application has been installed more than 10 million times, which means that many users are likely infected.

Even if the application has been removed, that does not mean that the phone is completely safe. Users need to download an eraser tool malwareLike Malwarebytes if they really wanted to clean their phones.

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