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Alert! Kaspersky found these 7 apps with Joker Malware

7 Apps with Joker malware

Highlight: There are 7 apps with Joker Malware on the Google Play Store that have been discovered and should be deleted from your phone right now.

Malware-infected apps are rather widespread, especially on the Android Google Play Store. Despite Google’s efforts to review apps before they are released on the Play Store, some dangerous apps manage to slip through the cracks. Google has been working hard to eliminate malicious programmes that can infect devices and expose victims to theft and other threats. On the Google Play Store, seven Android apps infected with the Joker malware were recently discovered. While Google has since removed these apps, if you have downloaded them, they may still be on your phone.

List of 7 apps with Joker Malware that might put your device under risk

Tatyana Shishkova of security firm Kaspersky discovered the Joker malware in seven applications that were available on the Google Play Store. A similar virus was found in files mentioning the famous Netflix show Squid Game, and many users were affected by the same attack. After users reported these difficulties, Google uninstalled these Android malware apps; nevertheless, the fact that these apps are now being used by millions of people makes this an even more significant issue.

We recommend thoroughly examining your phone for the following 7 malicious apps and deleting them as soon as possible:

  • Now QRcode Scan
  • EmojiOne Keyboard
  • Battery Charging Animations Battery Wallpaper
  • Dazzling Keyboard
  • Volume Booster Louder Sound Equalizer
  • Super Hero-Effect
  • Classic Emoji Keyboard

These applications use methods like false subscriptions and in-app activities that can later be linked to unlawful money-making, among the myriad cybercrimes that are engaged in Trojan infestations. Users should proceed with caution when clicking on questionable links from unknown sources. While cybercrime is on the rise as more people go online, numerous new forms of theft and fraud have emerged. Gaming services have now evolved into a new breeding ground for criminal activity and vices.

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Vishwamoorthy
Pursuing Engineering. Content writer by passion to technology. One who likes following mobile technology and it's revolutions on years coming. Keeps improving everyday!

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