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Uninstall this app immediately; otherwise the banking related details could be breached!

Thursday - August 29, 2019 4:07 pm , Category : WTN SPECIAL
'Dangerous' malware found in CamScanner app
'Dangerous' malware found in CamScanner app

This app makes 'changes' in the smartphone without the user's permission!

AUG 29 (WTN) - In your smartphone, you would have downloaded many types of apps from Google Play Store.But we advise you to be cautious while downloading any app from Google Play Store, because the list of fake apps is constantly appearing on the Google Play Store. There are many types of malware in fake apps, which can cause damage to your smartphone.

These days a very dangerous virus has been found in CamScanner app, a very popular app. Actually, a virus has been detected in the phone based PDF creator app CamScanner. The cyber security website Kaspersky has warned smartphone users about this in its blog post.

For your information, let you know that the researchers of Kaspersky have found the malicious module Trojan.Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n in the latest version of the app. This means that with this malware, another component can be run inside the app itself and it can damage the device. There have been some dangerous changes in this app, which are pushing ad in the phone and downloading the app without the user's consent. Not only this, the device of the users is installing malware without its permission, which can breach the banking details of the users.

Actually, one type of ‘Trojan Dropper’ has been found in Camscanner. With this help, hackers can target the smartphone of the user and damage the smartphone with malware. According to researchers at Kaspersky, the malicious module 'Trojan Dropper', which comes with the new version of this app, has been designed with the aim of delivery mechanism.

Earlier researchers from the Kaspersky team found ‘Trojan Dropper’ malware pre-installed in some apps on Chinese smartphones. By the way, the app has been removed from the Google Play Store for some time. The reason behind this is that with malware this app can damage the smartphone of the users. However, it has a paid version on the Google Play Store.

According to the researchers, CamScanner has removed this malware module in its latest version, but different versions can be found on different devices and many of them can contain malicious code. In such a situation, to save the smartphone from any danger, uninstall this app immediately. For your information, let you know that CamScanner app is one of the popular apps of Google Play Store, which has been downloaded by more than 10 crore people.

It has a rating of 4.6 on the Google Play Store. This app is used by many people to scan documents. Kaspersky has stated in this case that CamScanner is a good app and the app had no intention of damaging the smartphone or data of the users.

By the way, if you have download CamScanner on your smartphone, it threatens your device. If you want so remove this app for some time and after fixing the problem of malware, download this again. The company will soon release a new update of this app and will give information about it. After uninstalling this app from your smartphone, do not forget to scan the smartphone with anti-virus.