Android Users Need to Manually Remove These 16 Infected Apps, iiQ8

Kuwait City, 29th September, 2020: Android Users Need to Manually Remove These 16 Infected Apps Google recently disabled 16 Android apps infected with Joker malware, but only users can uninstall them. One of the most persistent pieces of malware targeting Android devices has reared its head again, this time appearing in 16 apps on the Google Play Store. As security company Zscaler explains, the apps in question were infected with the Joker malware. It steals SMS messages, contact lists, and device information, but the most serious threat it poses to users is automatic sign-ups to premium wireless application protocol (WAP) services. With WAP billing, users get a shock next time they receive their mobile phone bill as the service costs are charged directly to it. The Joker malware circumvents the Google Play app vetting process through a combination of code tweaks, execution method variation, and changes to how it downloads the payload allowing it to function, steal informa…
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