List of dangerous apps for smartphones published

Trend Micro experts have published a new list of dangerous Android applications that represent

a serious threat to smartphones. It is noted that these programs are able to install about three thousand different variants of viruses, thereby infecting the device.

According to published data, hackers cheatedpositive reviews about dangerous applications, which allowed them to achieve about 470 thousand downloads on Google Play. Although Google has already uninstalled threatening programs, they may remain in the device’s memory.

The danger of applications is due to their abilityLog in to user accounts on Google and Facebook. In addition, they can take screenshots, adjust settings, follow links, call contacts, block a device, encrypt data, record sounds and much more without user permission. Insiders note that applications can be masked into system applications without appearing in the application list, as a result of which the user may not suspect a virus infection of the device.

The list of vulnerable utilities includes suchapps like Shoot Clean-Junk Cleaner, Phone Booster, CPU Cool, H5 gamebox, Rocket Cleaner Lite, Super Clean Lite- Booster, Clean & CPU Cooler, Rocket Cleaner, LinkWorldVPN, Speed ​​Clean-Phone Booster, Junk Cleaner & App Manager, Super Clean-Phone Booster, Junk Cleaner & CPU Cooler and Quick Games-H5 Game Center.