Google removed them from their store, but those who have already installed it should remove it from their phones so that their data are not at risk.
Finding a virus on a mobile phone is more difficult than finding a computer. If programmers of this type of threats on a PC want to capture a computer, slow it down or simply redirect it to some websites with fraudulent content, the philosophy is completely different in smartphones: they want to redirect data from terminals to secret servers and do what they want with them.
Because this bypass operation is disabled, users do not know whether their device is infected or not. And this is exactly what happened with the huge malware infection that happened in Android.
According to NDTV, Google removed 13 apps from its Google Play store, because they posed as something they weren't. They all looked like car or motorcycle racing games, completely free, but in fact they were Trojan horses that injected malware into their phones.
And although Google has removed these applications from the store, this does not mean that they continue to damage their viruses. If they are installed on the smartphone, it means that the device is damaged.Therefore, if you have one of these applications on your mobile device, delete it:
– Road SUVs
– Car driving simulator
– Extreme car racing
– Moto Cross Extreme Racing
– SUV City Climb Parking
– Extreme car driving city
– City Moto Racing
– Extreme sports car driving
– Hyper Car Driving Simulator
– Truck simulator
– SUV 4 × 4 Driving Simulator
– Fire engine simulator
– Luxury car parking
Unlike other malicious attacks, these applications were quite popular. More than 560,000 people downloaded them before they were removed from the store, and two of them even reached the "Trends" section on Google Play before deleting it.
All of these applications are the work of the same developer, the same Louis O. Pinto. When the user installed any of these applications, the application icon was hidden, and users were asked to install an additional program called “Game Center”, which apparently had no function other than to receive data and a phone system. That is, install the virus itself.
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