The Google Play Store has banned dangerous apps because hackers were using them to defraud users and steal their personal information for personal gain. So, if you have them installed on your mobile phone, delete them immediately. Significantly, all 8 banned apps are related to cryptocurrency mining.
Cryptocurrency mining has become one of the most talked about topics in the world these days, and hackers are using it to attack Android mobile users. Using these apps, hackers are secretly installing malicious apps, including dangerous malware and adware.
According to a report from Security firm Trend Micro, All 8 apps tempted Android users to watch ads, paying an average 15 15 monthly fee for a subscription service, which translates to around 1, 1,115. The research website further revealed that two of these apps were paid, meaning that users had to pay to install these apps on their smartphones.
The security firm removed all 8 apps from the Google Play Store immediately after reporting its results. Although Google has removed these apps from the Play Store, they may have been downloaded by many users. So, if you have these 8 apps installed on your phone, delete them immediately.
Uninstall these apps now
1) Bitfunds – Crypto Cloud Mining
2) Bitcoin Miner – Cloud Mining
3) Bitcoin (BTC) – Pool Mining Cloud Wallet
4) Crypto Holly – Bitcoin Cloud Mining
5) Daily Bitcoin Rewards – Cloud based mining system
6) Bitcoin 2021
7) Minebit Pro – Crypto Cloud Mining and BTC Miner
8) Ethereum (ETH) – Pool Mining Cloud
The research report further states that more than 120 fake cryptocurrency mining apps are still available online. “These apps, which do not have cryptocurrency mining capabilities and deceive users to view in-app ads, have affected more than 500 users worldwide, from July 2020 to July 2021,” the report said.
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