Google recently removed over 50 apps from the Play Store.


Apple Store remains to be a constant reliable platform to download apps on your mobile, Google Play Store fulfills the same criteria when it comes to Android phones. Google has several safety measures to check the kinds of apps listed on the Play Store. However, many a time scammers practice new methods to inject malware into the applications to steal away money and data from the users.

Cloud security company Zscaler has now reported that Google recently removed over 50 apps from the Play Store because they were infected with malware. In the report, Zscaler explained that its ThreatLabz team found apps in Google Play infected with three different malware families — Joker, Facestealer, and Coper. Google was immediately informed about these apps and the company pulled them down immediately.

Check out the list of affected apps below. Notably, if you have any of them installed on your phone, delete them immediately.

  • -Universal PDF Scanner
  • -Simple Note Scanner
  • -Private Messenger
  • -Premium SMS
  • -Smart Messages
  • -Text Emoji SMS
  • -Blood Pressure Checker
  • -Funny Keyboard
  • -Memory Silent Camera
  • -Custom Themed Keyboard
  • -Light Messages
  • -Themes Photo Keyboard
  • -Send SMS
  • -Themes Chat Messenger
  • -Instant Messenger
  • -Cool Keyboard
  • -Fonts Emoji Keyboard
  • -Mini PDF Scanner
  • -Smart SMS Messages
  • -Creative Emoji Keyboard
  • -Fancy SMS
  • -Fonts Emoji Keyboard
  • -Personal Message
  • -Funny Emoji Message
  • -Magic Photo Editor
  • -Professional Messages
  • -All Photo Translator
  • -Chat SMS
  • -Smile Emoji
  • -Wow Translator
  • -All Language Translate
  • -Cool Messages
  • -Blood Pressure Diary
  • -Chat Text SMS
  • -Hi Text SMS
  • -Emoji Theme Keyboard
  • -iMessager
  • -Text SMS
  • -Camera Translator
  • -Come Messages
  • -Painting Photo Editor
  • -Rich Theme Message
  • -Quick Talk Message
  • -Advanced SMS
  • -Professional Messenger
  • -Classic Game Messenger
  • -Style Message
  • -Private Game Messages
  • -Timestamp Camera
  • -Social Message


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