After removing the 11 applications from Google Play Store in July, six more applications have been added to the list. These apps contained dangerous malware called Joker.
Google has removed the six additional applications from the Play Store. So, there will be no more downloads. Users who have already downloaded the applications will need to delete them from their smartphones.
These apps contained the malware which subscribed user to premium service without their consent. Users should immediately uninstall them and then go through their credit card bills to check for any unintended subscription. If they find any discrepancies, they can unsubscribe to stay safe from future deductions.
List of the Applications:
Below you can check the list of the 17 apps that have been removed from the Google Play Store and contained the Joker malware:
- Push Message- Texting & SMS
- Fingertip GameBox
- com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances)
- Safety AppLock
- Emoji Wallpaper
- Convenient Scanner 2
- Separate Doc Scanner