They will steal you and spy on you 30 applications, you should delete them immediately from your phone

01/24 20:51

The Google Play store has become a fertile ground for applications and malware, as a research team from Cyber ​​News specializing in technological analysis and technology news warned against installing a set of applications launched by random developers, which may steal user data and infect them with malicious and malicious programs.

The team focused on so-called “beauty cameras”, which are applications for photography, with additions of shapes and filters for images before they are published and shared, these applications steal your data and sell it, or infect you with malicious ads without stopping, or redirect you to phishing sites, or even spying on you, according to a magazine American “Forbes”.

And the research team identified, after a deep analysis, 30 applications in “Google Play”, they were downloaded billions of times, and they proved that they are malware or spyware, and the researchers pointed out that most of the malicious applications originate from China.

The researchers based their findings on the fact that these free applications require suspicious permissions, and this is a source of danger, as these applications often search for access to your data, contacts, camera and even your phone.

Besides fraudulent ads, applications can target users with phishing messages with links to malicious URLs that grow malware, track your device, and access your device’s elements as spyware.

The team also found that one app has the ability to clear your contact list, 13 apps require them to access your GPS location, 10 apps require access to your location via cell towers and Wi-Fi networks, and 23 apps require access to the microphone, all of whom ask to allow By entering files on your device.

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The researchers advised to delete these applications immediately, and they recommended some simple advice, the most important of which is relying on legitimate, safe and clear applications, and the team suggests Messenger, Snapchat and Instagram.

The 30 applications that the Cyber ​​News research team specializing in technology analytics and technology news have warned against are:

Beauty Plus – Easy Photo Editor & Selfie Camera

Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & Photo Editor

Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Makeup Photo

Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera & Photo Editor

YouCam Perfect – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor

Sweet Snap – Beauty Selfie Camera & Face Filter

Sweet Selfie Snap – Sweet Camera & Beauty Cam Snap

Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera with Photo Editor

Beauty Camera – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor

B612 – Beauty & Filter Camera

Face Makeup Camera & Beauty Photo Makeup Editor

Sweet Selfie – Selfie Camera & Makeup Photo Editor

Selfie camera – Beauty Camera & Makeup camera

YouCam Perfect – Best Photo Editor & Selfie Camera

Beauty Camera Makeup Face Selfie, Photo Editor

Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera

HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera

Candy Camera – selfie, beauty camera & photo editor

Makeup Camera-Selfie Beauty Filter Photo Editor

Beauty Selfie Plus – Sweet Camera Wonder HD Camera

Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & AR Stickers

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