Google Play Store: this Android application downloaded more than a million times is a real virus nest!

News hardware Google Play Store: this Android application downloaded more than a million times is a real virus nest!

We tell you about it almost every week, mobile application stores are unfortunately full of viruses of all kinds. The Google Play Store is also the one most affected by malware. And once again, several apps should be deleted without delay.

New quack for a Play Store app

Application storeswhether the Google Play Store, the Apple App Store and, to a lesser extent, the Microsoft Store and the Amazon Store, full of apps of all kindsmore or less useful, more or less essential and above all, more or less reliable.

At the end of 2021, there were thus more than 2.3 million applications available on the App Store and no less than 3.5 million on the Google Play Store. And While 99.9% of apps are safe and secure, every week dozens of apps are removed from the store by Google for more or less important faults, and this, despite the fact that the Mountain View firm wants to make its app store more and more secure.

The problem is that malicious people redouble their inventiveness to fool users. Between the QR Code scams, new Trojan horses and security filter bypasses, as much to tell you that you have to be damn vigilant not to be trapped. This time they are developer apps Mobile apps Group who are pointed out and given the number of downloads, you might be concerned.

Apps that use ads to hack you

The apps of Mobile apps Group are therefore to be avoided, since the latter are capable of stealing your confidential information, even when your smartphone or tablet is stationary. Another problem, these applications can also also generate unforeseen additional costs for operators.

Here is the list of 4 malicious applications that you should not download or uninstall immediately:

  • Mobile Transfer: smart switch (+1000 downloads)
  • Driver: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB (+10000 downloads)
  • Bluetooth App Sender (+50000 downloads)
  • Bluetooth Auto Connect (+1 million downloads)

Thanks to the report of Malwarebyteswe now know the modus operandi used by these apps to scam and deceive users. Thus, to steal your information, the latter proceed to the opening of advertisements and use the technique of phishing via the web browser of your smartphone or tablet. But the biggest problem is that, as we explained above, these applications Crack even when your device is idle.

If you have ever downloaded any of the apps from Mobile App Group, we can therefore only advise you to uninstall it as soon as possible and to scan your device to remove all threats. Another piece of advice that we don’t always apply: take the time to read comments and reviews from other users. Sometimes, this can be very useful when you doubt the reliability of an application. In the case opposite, several comments echoed, for example, the presence of intrusive and untimely advertisements.

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