25 Android apps were infected with malware and may steal users ‘ credentials when logging in to Facebook. This writes BGR.
Evina, a French cyber security company reported that a hacker group has developed a Suite of applications that was created similar to the app from Google from the desktop Wallpaper and lanterns, to mobile games. However, all applications have the same goal.
Super Wallpapers Flashlights
Contour level wallpaper
Super Bright Flashlight
Accurate scanning of QR code
Classic card game
Junk file cleaning
Daily Horoscope Wallpapers
Anime Live Wallpaper
iHealth Step Counter
It should be noted that when Google has removed malicious apps from the Play Store, the search giant also disabled app users — in addition to notify users through the service Play Protect Play Store.
According to the company, it informed Google about the malicious apps in late may. Google has investigated and taken action in June, although some applications available in the Play Store at least 2019. In aggregate, according to the French company, these apps have received more than 2 million downloads.
In recent months there have been several cases like this. One of the applications was called the Weather Forecast and, apparently, was “caught collecting user data and sending them to the server in China.”