Joker Malware Attack: Cases of online data theft and fraud are increasing day by day. Many such apps on Google Play Store are pretty dangerous, and Google has banned many apps this year. Now, after finding malware in seven apps, Google has banned it from the Play Store. Tatyana Shishkova of Kaspersky has emphasized Joker Malware. Tatyana found that these seven apps were affected by malware like ‘Trojan’ Joker.
Joker Malware Made A Comeback
Many ‘Squid Game’ users had to face similar attacks with malware. Google removed these apps from the Play Store after the case was flagged. The worrying thing is that millions of people have already downloaded these apps and are still using them. In such a situation, to save data and privacy, remove these apps immediately.
It is advised that you check your smartphone and see if these seven apps or any of these apps are present in your phone. Remove them from your phone and keep your data and privacy safe.
These 7 Apps Have Been Removed from Google Play Store
- Now QRcode Scan (Over 10,000 Installs)
- EmojiOne Keyboard (Over 50,000 Installs)
- Battery Charging Animations Battery Wallpapers (Over 1,000 Installs)
- Luminous Keyboard (More than 10 Installs)
- Volume Booster Louder Sound Equalizer (over 100 installs)
- Superhero-effect (over 5,000 installs)
- Classic emoji keyboard (over 5,000 installs)
The most common of these malware attacks target illegals to make money through fake subscriptions and in-app activities. Users need to be more cautious and should not fall prey to any links or wrong purchases that appear suspicious. Cases of cyber-attacks have increased in recent times as more and more people are shifting online. At the same time, fraud through gaming apps has also increased.