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Google pulls 21 apps in Android malware scare

AndroidMultiple sources reported that Google has pulled 21 popular applications from Android market. The reason for this is that, according to the company, the apps are malware aimed at getting root access to the user’s device, gathering a wide range of available data, and downloading more code to it without the user’s knowledge.

Unfortunately, even if Google removed such apps, non less than 50,000 users have downloaded and installed them.

Basically what happend is that a user noticed something wrong in the application name and the … Continue Reading