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Virus Alert: Joker Virus Attacked Android Apps Again

Joker Virus is monitoring our personal data on the phone. This is an open and malicious program created for Android apps. In early July 2020, the Joker virus beleaguered more than forty Android apps found in the Google Play Store. Google supposedly removed those infected apps from the play store. This time Joker has bounded a set of eight new Android apps. The malicious virus stole information from users, including SMS, contact lists, device information, OTP and more.

According to the Internet source, there are now too many apps which are Joker support viruses, All Good PDF Scanner, Mint Leaf Message-Your Private Message, Unique Keyboard Fancy Fonts & Free Emoticons, Tangram App Lock, Direct Messenger, Private SMS, One Sentence Translator Multifunctional Translator, Style Photo Collage, Meticulous Scanner, Talent Photo Editor Blur focus, Care Message, Part Message, Paper Doc Scanner and Blue Scanner. The message states that all infected apps have been removed from the Google Play Store, but if the app is still on the user’s device, the virus still exists. So if the app is installed on your phone, uninstall it immediately.

Joker is a Trojan malware created to be used by Android users. Malware can irritate users through the above app. Google removed 11 Joker-infected programs from the Play Store in July. And removed the rest 34 in October of the same year when those were cut off. According to the cybersecurity film Scaler, there are more than 120,000 downloads of malware.

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The ways virus attacks our body and we generate symptoms likewise android devices will go through symptoms. The device run slow and the system settings changes without user permission. The depletion of battery and data is observed when the virus attacks. The browsers redirect to crook website presence of disturbing ads.

However, not only the Google play store is effected rather there is distribution in email attachments, flashy scam websites etc. If you can prevent the infection with malicious prompts, the risks will be ruined when antivirus is downloaded. We recommend Bitdefender, ESET, Malwarebytes, Avast, Kaspersky and AVG.

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