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Delete this hidden Joker Malware that is on Google Play Store apps. Google has banned it but you must do this first - here’s how you can stay safe.
Delete this hidden Joker Malware that is on Google Play Store apps. Google has banned it but you must do this first - here’s how you can stay safe.

Hidden in Google Play Store apps, the most DANGEROUS malware that infects Android devices, Joker malware is back. Google has banned it, you must DELETE it now

Hidden in Google Play Store apps: One of the most persistent and bothersome viruses for Android is the Joker malware, which is even capable of infecting users via the Google Play Store as it is hidden inside innocent looking apps. This Joker malware can simply drain your bank account of all its money. So, if it is hidden on your phone, you must check and delete it right now. Google Play Store has banned these apps now from its platform. The malware has recently come back and is infecting Android devices again. The full list of apps that were on Google Play Store which you must delete includes, Auxiliary Message, Element Scanner, Fast Magic SMS, Free CamScanner, Travel Wallpapers and more.

Thankfully, it appears that Google Play Store has banned and neutralised these dangerous apps infected with the Joker malware, according to the Belgian authorities. Google has fully removed the infected apps from the Play Store. However, while Google has removed these apps, they may still be hifding on your phone, so find them now and delete - check full list of these apps that were on Google Play Store below.

Also read: Looking for a smartphone? Check Mobile Finder here.

Unfortunately, for Android users, the Joker malware seems to keep coming back despite multiple efforts on Google’s part to shut down apps infected with the malware on the Play Store and stop users from downloading them. A report from Entrepreneur states that the Belgian police are now warning that the Joker virus has returned, after it was detected in eight apps on the Play Store.

Hidden in Google Play Store apps: One of the most persistent and bothersome viruses for Android is the Joker malware, which is even capable of infecting users via the Google Play Store as it is hidden inside innocent looking apps. This Joker malware can simply drain your bank account of all its money. So, if it is hidden on your phone, you must check and delete it right now. Google Play Store has banned these apps now from its platform. The malware has recently come back and is infecting Android devices again. The full list of apps that were on Google Play Store which you must delete includes, Auxiliary Message, Element Scanner, Fast Magic SMS, Free CamScanner, Travel Wallpapers and more.

Thankfully, it appears that Google Play Store has banned and neutralised these dangerous apps infected with the Joker malware, according to the Belgian authorities. Google has fully removed the infected apps from the Play Store. However, while Google has removed these apps, they may still be hifding on your phone, so find them now and delete - check full list of these apps that were on Google Play Store below.

Also read: Looking for a smartphone? Check Mobile Finder here.

Unfortunately, for Android users, the Joker malware seems to keep coming back despite multiple efforts on Google’s part to shut down apps infected with the malware on the Play Store and stop users from downloading them. A report from Entrepreneur states that the Belgian police are now warning that the Joker virus has returned, after it was detected in eight apps on the Play Store.|#+|

For users who are unaware, the Joker malware is dangerous because it is capable of hiding its code execution methods, receiving malicious payloads from the internet and using various methods to steal personal information like contacts, SMS messages, and other data. The malware can cause users to lose a lot of money by signing them up for multiple wireless application protocol (WAP) services that are considered premium services.

Users who are concerned about their safety can check if they have any of the following 8 apps they might have downloaded from the Google Play Store or elsewhere, and delete them right away if that is the case.

Check full list of Google Play Store apps that you must delete

1. Auxiliary Message

2. Element Scanner

3. Fast Magic SMS

4. Free CamScanner

5. Go Messages

6. Super Message

7. Super SMS

8. Travel Wallpapers

Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list of all the apps on the Play Store that might have been infected with the malware – just the ones that were detected. The usual advice about installing apps only from the Play Store does not apply here as it has managed to infect devices using this avenue. This means that users need to continue to remain vigilant about the apps they install, check the reviews before downloading and keep a regular watch on their finances for any suspicious activity.

Reason why phone users are being hacked is simple. Hackers target those users who are on the most popular platforms in the world. And Google Android is extremely popular with billions of people using it. The downsides of Android is that this most widely used mobile operating system draws the attention of hackers globally. Google recently revealed that there were three billion active Android devices, which makes it the perfect platform for unscrupulous elements to target unsuspecting users.

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