Due To Joker Virus, Google Deleted These 24 Apps From The Play Store

Google found this Joker Virus and took action against it by removing these apps from the play store. Unlike other threats, this is also downloaded by more than half a million people.

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Time to Time android phones keep on hacked and threat by the malware. Now the latest malware named Joker Virus is spreading all over. As its name suggests, its malware depends on the advertisement for signing up people for premium subscriptions. After signing, this malware steals data in the background. It widely affects Android phone users. To protect your data, Google has removed all the defected apps from the play store.

Joker Virus’s presence is sensed in 37 countries of the world- including India and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Argentina, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States.

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Apps that are Infected by Joker Virus:

If you are an android user and use your most of the time on phones. Half million of the people downloaded these apps. Here’s is the list of Infected apps-

  • Advocate Wallpaper.
  • Age Face.
  • Altar Message.
  • Antivirus Security- security scan.
  • Beach camera.
  • Board picture editing.
  • Certain wallpaper.
  • Climate SMS.
  • Declare message.
  • Collate face scanner.
  • Dazzle wallpaper.
  • Cute camera.
  • Great VPN.
  • Ignite Clean.
  • Mini Camera.
  • Rapid face scanner.
  • Ruddy SMS.
  • Soby camera.
  • Reward clean.
  • Print plant scan.
  • leaf face scanner.
  • Humor camera.
  • Display camera.
  • Spark wallpaper.

Google found this Joker Virus and took action against it by removing these apps from the play store. Unlike other threats, this is also downloaded by more than half a million people. This is a very dangerous malware for Android users. Their data privacy is at a risk. Millions of data have been hacked. It was also able to secretly sign in to your account and steal private data, messages, contacts and much other important information like serial number and IMEI number of the phone.

So, if you installed any of these apps or you see it in the play store then immediately uninstall them. Only uninstalling is not enough, to secure your phone you must perform a full factory reset on your device in order to clean remaining malware.

Follow these steps to secure your data:

  • Check the list above. If you have any of these apps.
  • If you have any of these apps, then immediately uninstall it.
  • then, perform a Factory reset to your device.
  • Change your passwords.

 

 

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