60 Android apps with 100 million installs contain malware – delete it now

Even the Google Play Store isn’t always safe, as 60 Android apps with a combined 100 million downloads have been found to be spreading a new strain of malware to unsuspecting users.

according to new blog post (Opens in a new tab) From a cyber security company McAfeeA new Android malware called Goldoson collects data on a user’s installed apps, their Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices and even their location, and has been found in 60 apps on the Play Store. The reason all these legitimate apps get infected with malware in the first place is due to the fact that they all use the same third-party library.


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