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Your Google and Facebook account set on the target of fake app

Friday - February 14, 2020 11:08 am , Category : SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
9 fake apps found on the Google Play Store
9 fake apps found on the Google Play Store

Download any app from the Google Play Store thoughtfully 

FEB 14 (WTN) - You must have used a smartphone in this modern era of technology. And when you use a smartphone, it is natural that you will also have many types of apps downloaded on your smartphone. But for your information, let us know that if you have downloaded such apps in your smartphone, which are fake, then this can pose a big risk to your Facebook account as well as your Google account. What is the whole matter? Let us tell you about it in detail. 

Actually, a new case of fake apps on the Google Play Store has been revealed. Let us know that 9 such fake apps have been detected on the Google Play Store, due to which the Facebook and Google accounts of users are in great danger. These fake apps have been reported by a Japanese cybersecurity company named ‘Trend Micro’. According to the information, these fake apps have been downloaded nearly 4,70,000 times.

It is also important for you to be cautious with such fake apps. Because, if such fake apps are downloaded on your smartphone, it can threaten the privacy of your mobile phone data. Explain that apps like Shoot Clean, Junk Cleaner, and Phone Booster are present in the list of these dangerous apps. The cybersecurity company says about these apps that these fake apps hide under the name 'Speed ​​Clean' or 'Super Clean'. These apps claim that they can clean the junk file from your smartphone, but in reality, these apps are fake and can steal your mobile data instead of cleaning the junk file.

These are the 9 fake apps found on the Google Play Store; Shoot Clean-Junk Cleaner, Phone Booster, CPU Cooler, Super Clean Lite- Booster, Clean & CPU Cooler, Super Clean-Phone Booster, Junk Cleaner & CPU Cooler, Quick Games - H5 Game Center, Rocket Cleaner, Rocket Cleaner Lite, Speed Clean-Phone Booster, Junk Cleaner & App Manager, LinkWorldVPN, H5 GameBox. If any of these apps in your smartphone have been download, then uninstall it soon, because using them threatens your mobile data.

Japanese company Trend Micro firm says that these 9 apps can download 3000 variants of malware on the phone. Not only this, but these fake apps can also access the user's Google and Facebook accounts. Actually, such apps show the user ads like Google AdMob and Facebook Audience Network and make the user click on it. As soon as users click on Google AdMob or Facebook Audience Network, these apps get information about the user's Google and Facebook accounts.

So we recommend that before downloading any kind of app on your smartphone, get complete information about it. At the same time, first, try not to download any app that you do not need. Do not download an app after viewing it on someone's mobile. If you need that app, then only download that app. Also, after downloading any app, you should be aware of which access is being sought by the app. At the same time, we recommend that you should also pay attention to the public notice issued by the Google Play Store from time to time, because in such public notice, the Google Play Store tells the users which app is fake, and these apps can prove to be harmful to your smartphone. Remember, your safety is in your vigilance.

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