34 new malware removed from play store by Google

34 new malware removed from play store by Google

Around 600 apps removed till date.
34 new malware removed from play store by Google
The most prominent malware is Joker

Google removed 34 apps from its Play store on 3rd October that were infected with a malware. An advisory was issued by the tech giants to delete these 34 apps with immediate effect. 

Google has been on a mission to clean up the malware targetted appsfrom the Play Store to make the Android phones safe for the customers. Till date around 600 apps have been removed by Google. In 2017, Google identified Bread aka Joker carrying out a billing fraud of massive scale via targeting the SMS. The malware targeted applications were cleaned from the Play Store since over the last few months as the threat is known to extend to android coding, which it modifies, eventually bypassing the play store’s security.  

While the apps have been removed, Google has advised that the apps be manually unistalled to remove them from the device permanently. The 34 apps listed as removed by Google are as follows:

  •  All Good PDF Scanner
  •  Mint Leaf Message-Your Private Message
  •  Unique Keyboard – Fancy Fonts & Free Emoticons
  •  Tangram App Lock
  •  Direct Messenger
  •  Private SMS
  •  One Sentence Translator – Multifunctional Translator
  •  Style Photo Collage
  •  Meticulous Scanner
  •  Desire Translate
  • Talent Photo Editor – Blur focus
  • Care Message
  • Part Message
  • Paper Doc Scanner
  • Blue Scanner
  • Hummingbird PDF Converter – Photo to PDF
  • All Good PDF Scanner
  • com.imagecompress.android
  • com.relax.relaxation.androidsms
  • com.file.recovefiles
  • com.training.memorygame
  • Push Message- Texting & SMS
  • Fingertip GameBox
  • com.contact.withme.texts
  • com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances)
  • com.LPlocker.lockapps
  • Safety AppLock
  • Emoji Wallpaper
  • com.hmvoice.friendsms
  • com.peason.lovinglovemessage
  • com.remindme.alram
  • Convenient Scanner 2
  • Separate Doc Scanner

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