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These 36 Android apps are full of malware: delete them now

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Probably this warning you’ve heard it before, but the Internet is a potential bottomless pit of malware just waiting to infect your devices if you’re a little careless. In fact, many popular applications hide harmful files for your phone, and if you have installed one by mistake You should delete them as soon as possible.

A new investigation by the security firm Dr. Web (creator of the well-known homonymous antivirus) has revealed several of these known Android apps containing malware and spyware who have managed to escape of the iron controls of Google.

These 36 applications promise to add new functionality to your smartphone, but in reality they send intrusive advertisements, subscribe users to premium services and can even steal your social network accounts, they explain from BleepingComputer. oh and just in case these added problems they seemed little to youalso will make your phone’s battery last less, since these applications run in the background on your smartphone.

Google itself has already deleted many of them from its Play Store, but if you had any already installed on your phone, you will have to uninstall it manually if you want it to disappear completely.

If you have any of the following applications, run to delete them.

  • Photo Editor: Beauty Filter
  • Photo Editor: Retouch & Cutout
  • Photo Editor: Art Filters
  • Photo Editor – Design Maker
  • Photo Editor & Background Eraser
  • Photo & Exif Editor
  • Photo Editor – Filters Effects
  • Photo Filters & Effects
  • Photo Editor : Blur Image
  • Photo Editor : Cut, Paste
  • Emoji Keyboard: Stickers & GIF
  • Neon Theme Keyboard
  • Neon Theme – Android Keyboard
  • Cashe Cleaner
  • FastCleaner: Cashe Cleaner
  • Call Skins – Caller Themes
  • Funny Caller
  • CallMe Phone Themes
  • InCall: Contact Background
  • MyCall – Call Personalization
  • Caller Theme
  • Caller Theme
  • Funny Wallpapers – Live Screen
  • 4K Wallpapers Auto Changer
  • NewScrean: 4D Wallpapers
  • Stock Wallpapers & Backgrounds
  • Notes – reminders and lists

[Vía: Business Insider]

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