Google Play found many new Trojans for Android

Google Play found many new Trojans for Android

Dr. Web's virus analysts have identified dozens of harmful Android applications in Google Play's digital content store, including advertising trojans, fake programmes for the theft of confidential information, and so on. The cumulative harmful applications have been downloaded about 10 million times.

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It is also noted that the activity of Trojan Android.Spy.4498, which is used by intruders to steal information from other apps, continued to decline in June; compared to May, it is 20.56% less common on Android devices. The Trojans of the Android.HiddenAds family met 8% less frequently, although they continue to be among the most common threats.

Among the harmful applications identified in Google Play are Photo Edition: Beauty Filter, Photo Editor: Retouch & Cutout, Photo Edition: Art Filters, Photo Edition: Blur Image, Emoj Keyboard: Stickers & GIF, Neon Theme Keyboard, Neon Theme – Android Keyboard, Fancy Charging, Call Skins, etc., available on the official website of Dr. Web.