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Delete These 35 Malware Apps on Your Android

Delete These 35 Malware Apps on Your Android

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These 35 malicious Android apps hide their identity on your phone. While official app stores are the safest way to find and download new software on your smartphone, they aren’t without faults. The Google Play Store has protections in place to weed out malicious apps, but occasionally, some manage to sneak through undetected. Thirty-five such apps were just discovered hiding on the Play Store: If you downloaded any of them on your Android device, delete them now. Cybersecurity technology company Bitdefender issued a report on Wednesday, Aug. 17, identifying a fresh batch of 35 malicious apps on the Play Store. These apps are aggressive in their deception—they trick users into downloading them, each masquerading as an app the average Android user might enjoy using. However,...