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Android Malware Threat – Google Removes 21 Apps from Android Market

As we all know there is problems on the Android Market where malware programs get access to your device through various malicious apps. Recent reports says, Google just pulled 21 apps from the Android market due to malware scare.

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Google says, the apps are malware affected which gains the root access of device and gathers lot of data. These apps are also downloading more codes without any user knowledge. Below is the list of apps Google removed,

Falling Down
Super Guitar Solo
Super History Eraser
Photo Editor
Super Ringtone Maker
Super Sex Positions
Hot Sexy Videos
Hilton Sex Sound
Screaming Sexy Japanese Girls
Falling Ball Dodge
Scientific Calculator
Dice Roller
Advanced Currency Converter
App Uninstaller
Funny Paint
Spider Man

These apps are the pirated versions of the popular apps. After the download the app gets the root access using a method rageagainstthecage. Then it uses a Android executable file (APK) to gain access to the user data. Finally it allows your device to get more malicious codes all without your permission!

So whenever you go for an app just come across the reviews and the access details the app is taking. There may be more in the market so be safe on the go!

Via Mashable.

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