As fast as technology is growing, the threat of malware activities is also spreading rapidly. Every day we come to know various malware-related news from everywhere. Recently, the McAfee team has detected a new malware threat called Goldoson, which is affecting 60 Android applications that has more than 100 million downloads. It will be risky and insecure if users still use these apps on their smartphones.
As the Korean firm’s Samsung Galaxy devices also use Android, they also have plenty of Android apps in them. If you are also a Galaxy user and using any of the malware-affected apps unknowingly, it will affect your device’s security and pose a threat of data theft. To keep our users’ devices safe, we are providing a list of these malware-affected apps below. So, if you have any of them installed on your device, kindly delete them now.
Malware-affected Android applications
- L.POINT with L.PAY (10M+)
- Swipe Brick Breaker (10M+)
- Money Manager Expense & Budget (10M+)
- TMAP (10M+)
- Lotte Cinema (10M+)
- Genie Music (10M+)
- Culture Land (5M+)
- GOM Player (5M+)
- Megabox (5M+)
- LIVE Score, Real-Time Score (5M+)
- Pikicast (5M+)
- Compass 9: Smart Compass (1M+)
- GOM Audio – Music, Sync lyrics (1M+)
- GOM TV – All About Video (1M+)
- Guninday (1M+)
- LOTTE WORLD Magicpass (1M+)
- Item Mania (1M+)
- Bounce Brick Breaker (1M+)
- Infinite Slice (1M+)
- Pump (1M+)
- SomNote – Beautiful note app (1M+)
- Korea Subway Info: Metroid (1M+)
- GOODTV (1M+)
- UBhind: Mobile Tracker Manager (1M+)
- Happy mobile (1M+)
- Mafu Driving (1M+)
Let us inform you it has been said that the malware with which these applications have been affected is part of a third-party library. All of these infected applications are using this third-party library, as their developer unknowingly added it to them. This library has the ability to load web pages without the user being aware of it. It is better not to use any problem-causing app on your device if you want to keep it secure.
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