Google Banned Apps That Secretly Download Malware

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There are many apps that come and go on the Google Play Store. The thing is that while some of these apps may seem like perfectly safe apps, there are many of them that secretly download malware in the background and have the potential to harm your phone. There are many different malwares you may get your phone infected with if you don’t be careful. Such malwares can do anything from collecting your personal information, to seeking root privileges. However, Google is slowly but surely managing to unmask more and more such innocent looking apps. This time, on the list of banned apps Google adds additional 13 apps.

Here’s the list of those 13 apps:

  • Cake Blast
  • Jump Planet
  • Honey Comb
  • Crazy Block
  • Crazy Jelly
  • Tiny Puzzle
  • Ninja Hook
  • Piggy Jump
  • Just Fire
  • Eat Bubble
  • Hit Planet
  • Cake Tower
  • Drag Box

If you are using one of these apps, then it is time to kiss them goodbye. Uninstall the apps for starters. Then, you are not finished yet. Your phone might as well be infected with some malicious software. The best thing you can do is download root explorer app and start digging around. Any suspicious file you may see is worth exploring. After all you don’t want your personal information to be stolen.

What do you think about this issues? Do you think that an anti-virus or anti-malware program will be enough to protect you? Share your opinion with us!

 

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