• 'The Joker' malware found in at least 24 Android apps

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    A warning has been issued for more than two dozen apps that users may have on their phone.

    Security experts said the Android apps were infected with malware known as “The Joker.”


    Complete list of apps:

    • Advocate Wallpaper
    • Age Face
    • Altar Message
    • Antivirus Security – Security Scan
    • Beach Camera
    • Board picture editing
    • Certain Wallpaper
    • Climate SMS
    • Collate Face Scanner
    • Cute Camera
    • Dazzle Wallpaper
    • Declare Message
    • Display Camera
    • Great VPN
    • Humour Camera
    • Ignite Clean
    • Leaf Face Scanner
    • Mini Camera
    • Print Plant scan
    • Rapid Face Scanner
    • Reward Clean
    • Ruddy SMS
    • Soby Camera
    • Spark Wallpaper

    If the infected apps are downloaded, the program signs people up for subscription-based services without their consent.

    Google has already removed the apps from the Google Play Store.

     But, if you already downloaded one, you need to delete it from your phone.

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