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This wallet-draining Android malware has been downloaded millions of times

July 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has removed eight Android apps found to be carrying malware from its mobile app store.

The apps, which include camera apps, video editors, emoji keyboards, and similar, have had more than three million downloads between them, and were reported to the company more than a year ago.

In June 2021, cybersecurity researchers from Evina tracked down the eight apps that were carrying Autolycos, adware that secretly subscribes its users to premium services and, most likely, earns commission, and reported it to Google.

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