Android users, you should delete this popular app now

Android users, you should delete this popular app now

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Remove it immediately on your Android phone. ResearcherInternetSecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has revealed aMalwareMainly in the CamScanner app used by people to create PDFs. The app has been downloaded in over 100 million Android phones. Interestingly, the CamScanner app is not a malware and it started as completely legitimate

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"CamScanner was actually a legitimate app, with no malicious intent for some time. It uses monetization advertisements and even allows in-app purchases, ”said Kaspersky Labs in a blog post.However, the problem is with recent versions of the CamScanner app. "Recent versions of the application have been shipped with an ad library containing malicious modules," it claimed.The researchers claimed that the CamScanner app detected a module called "Trojan-dropper.androidOS.necro.n". “The module is a Trojan dropper which means that the module extracts and runs another malicious module from an encrypted file contained in the app's resources. This "dropped" malware, in turn, is a Trojan downloader that currently relies on its creators to download more malicious modules. With this Trojan Dropper module, a special application can show intrusive ads and sign up users for paid subscriptions.Google has removed the app from Android App Store and users are advised to uninstall the app immediately.play store download
Meanwhile, Google has made some silent changes to publish new Android applications
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Google has now mandated that all new Android apps will require at least three days for approval. This means that you simply cannot publish your Android application on Google Play immediately. In addition, no specific date or time limit will be given to developers, when the "approval process" ends. The reason for this minimum three-day approval process is to "help better protect users".However, this CamScanner episode turns the security of an app update and the privacy risks associated with an innocent legal app into a malware.
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