Google removed these 13 dangerous apps from the Play Store, delete them immediately from your phone
Researchers identified these 13 apps in which dangerous codes have been found.
Apps include flashlight (torch), QR reader, camera.
Researcher of McAfee Mobile Research Team has given this information.
Google recently removed 13 apps from the Play Store. These apps were immediately deleted after researchers found malicious activity in these apps. It has been found that these apps were consuming more data of the users, as well as draining the battery as soon as possible. Researchers from the McAfee Mobile Research Team have identified 13 apps in which malicious codes have been found. Apps included flashlight (torch), QR reader, camera, unit converters and task manager.
On opening these apps, they were secretly downloading additional codes, due to which they were cheating in the background of the phone. Google has removed all these 13 apps from the Play Store. However, the phones in which it is already downloaded, they will have to delete it themselves. Let’s see the list of apps that you have to delete immediately…
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High Speed Camera:
This app enables users to take multiple pictures at very high speed. The app also allows users to click still and clear images of games and babies.
SmartTask App helps users to manage their work better. The app provides a customizable dashboard that helps users manage their work in a better way. Along with this, the app also allows users to keep an eye on all their work.
This is a flashlight app that comes with a clean and easy to use interface. The app is also safe and secure to use and no personal information is required to be given on it.
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This is a simple calendar note app. You can take simple notes and divide them into categories using different colors. You can also set a password to protect your notes.
This is a pocket dictionary app and is free to use online and offline.
This app provides all information about Bus Routes in Busan.
Note taking app is easy to use. You can easily create and access your notes using the app.
Smart Currency Converter
As its name suggests, the app can be used to convert currency values.
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The app comes with many special features like a QR code scanner, barcode reader.
This is a timestamp camera and date stamp camera app.
Instagram Profile Downloader
The app allows users to download and save Instagram photos, videos, posts and stories.
This is a notes organizer. The app captures notes hands-free with ease and offers many features as well.
Image Vault – Hide Images
You can hide your photos using Image Vault app. This app can secure your photo with a password.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 01, 2022, 09:30 IST