Remove these 200 apps from your Android and iOS smartphone now

The Android operating system is the most popular in the world, with millions of applications available through the official store, Google Play Store. However, this type of news is unfortunately quite common with new threats emerging with some frequency.

Such is the case of the most recent wave of attacks perpetrated by applications infected with malware capable of capturing our most sensitive information. By the way, this time not even the Apple universe is safe with some iOS apps also infected.

The list is particularly long, consisting of around 200 Android and iOS apps whose removal is highly recommended.

Dangerous apps for Android and iOS smartphones

  1. 4K professional camera
  2. Automatic 4K Wallpaper Changer
  3. advanced SMS
  4. aipic – Magic Photo Editor
  5. All good PDF scanner
  6. translate all languages
  7. all photo translator
  8. art filters
  9. Astro + Horoscope and Astrology
  10. Astrolina: The Daily Horoscope
  11. Sticker creation studio
  12. Character creator Avatar creator
  13. Baby Sticker – Milestone Tracking
  14. Bass Boost Volume Power Amplifier
  15. Battery Charging Animations Battery Wallpaper
  16. Battery Charge Animations Bubble – Effects
  17. Beat.ly Music Video Maker
  18. beat maker pro
  19. beauty filter
  20. blood pressure checker
  21. blood pressure diary
  22. blue scanner
  23. blurred image
  24. Caller Theme
  25. CallMe Phone Themes
  26. call masks
  27. camera translator
  28. care message
  29. cartoon i
  30. cash cleaner
  31. chat online
  32. sms chat
  33. Chat Text SMS
  34. classic emoji keyboard
  35. classic game messenger
  36. coco camera v1.1
  37. Come Messages
  38. contact history
  39. cool keyboard
  40. cool messages
  41. creative 3D launcher
  42. creative emoji keyboard
  43. Custom Theme Keyboard
  44. Cut paste
  45. Dazz Cam – D3D Photo Effect
  46. Dazzle – Insta Story Editor
  47. dazzling keyboard
  48. design creator
  49. I want to translate
  50. direct messenger
  51. dizziness
  52. DJ!
  53. drinking water
  54. Drums: play rhythms and drum kits
  55. Easy PDF Scanner
  56. edging mix
  57. professional edjing
  58. Emoji One Keyboard
  59. Emoji Keyboard Theme
  60. Equalizer + HD Music Player
  61. Fx Equalizer: Bass Booster App
  62. face lab
  63. face me
  64. Facetory: Face Yoga and Exercise
  65. smart charging
  66. fancy sms
  67. Flashlight flash alert on call
  68. FLMX
  69. Emoji Keyboard Fonts
  70. frame
  71. frames
  72. Free Glitter Camera 1.0.0
  73. funny call
  74. funny camera
  75. funny emoji message
  76. funny keyboard
  77. Funny Wallpapers – Live Wallpaper
  78. Emoji Keyboard Gif
  79. Girls Games: Unicorn Slime
  80. Guitar game: games and songs
  81. Guitar: real games and lessons
  82. Guitar tuner: ukulele and bass
  83. color
  84. Handset: second phone number
  85. heart emoji stickers
  86. Highlight Story Cover Maker!
  87. Hello SMS Text
  88. Horoscope 2019 and Palm Reader
  89. Hub – Story Template Builder
  90. Hummingbird PDF Converter – Photo to PDF
  91. Hyper Cleaner: clean phone
  92. iCons – Icon Changer App +
  93. iMessage
  94. Printed
  95. Instant messaging
  96. widget pro
  97. Jambl: Band DJ and Beat Maker
  98. puzzle
  99. karaoke songs
  100. palmistry of life

The alert was given by the publication portable magazine, revealing that the apps in question may contain malware that will try to collect banking information such as credentials. At stake is one of the largest malware campaigns to date.

Affecting the Android and iOS operating systems, the applications managed to pass through the various filters of the Google Play Store, as well as the App Store (iOS).

That being said, the recommendation is simple: remove these apps (if you have them) from your smartphones.

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There are more than 200 apps that are recommended to be removed

  1. light messages
  2. Live Wallpaper Maker: 4K Theme
  3. professional looper
  4. lucky life
  5. MagicFX – Magic video effects
  6. magic photo editor
  7. Memoristo: Brain Test, intelligence game
  8. memory silent chamber
  9. Menu creator!
  10. meticulous scanner
  11. Metronome Pro – Rhythm & Tempo
  12. Metronome – Tap Tempo & Rhythm
  13. Mini PDF Scanner
  14. Mint Leaf Message-Your private message
  15. Mood Balance: Self-Care Tracker
  16. Zen Music – Relaxing Sounds
  17. MyCall – Call Personalization
  18. Nebula: Horoscope and Astrology
  19. neon theme keyboard
  20. NewScrean: 4D wallpapers
  21. Notes: reminders and lists
  22. Now QR code scan
  23. One Sentence Translator – Multifunctional Translator
  24. painting photo editor
  25. paper document scanner
  26. partial message
  27. password manager
  28. Camino – Horoscope and Astrology
  29. PDF Scanner: DocumentScan
  30. Personal message
  31. Photo collage
  32. Photo editor and background eraser
  33. Photo Editor – Filter Effects
  34. Photo and Exif editor
  35. Photo filters and effects
  36. Photoly Remove object and editor
  37. photo to draw
  38. piano crush
  39. Piano
  40. Clue
  41. pixomatic
  42. small pitcher
  43. Premium SMS
  44. Presets for Lightroom
  45. In-game private messages
  46. private messenger
  47. private SMS
  48. professional courier
  49. quick chat message
  50. Razer Keyboard and Theme

In short, despite all the security controls carried out by the Google Play Store and App Store, the truth is that there are no irreducible barriers. As security efforts improve, so do the attempts of perpetrators.

The advice is simple: stick to official stores like Google Play Store and App Store. Also, check the ratings of other users and, as a general rule, never trust apps that promise “worlds and backgrounds”.

Remove these Android and iOS apps as well.

  1. REMEMBER
  2. retouch and crop
  3. Rich topic message
  4. hd ringtones
  5. ScanGuru
  6. scanner app
  7. Send SMS
  8. simple notes scanner
  9. SlidePic
  10. slimy
  11. smart messages
  12. Smart SMS messages
  13. smart tv remote control
  14. smile emoji
  15. social message
  16. SpeedPro Slow speed video editing
  17. Stickerfy: Sticker Maker
  18. sticker maker
  19. Stickers and GIFs
  20. wallpapers and backgrounds
  21. style message
  22. Style photo collage
  23. superhero effect
  24. Sweet Pics – Baby Photo Editing
  25. Talent Photo Editor – Blur Focus
  26. Tangram app lock
  27. TeasEar: ASMR Slime Antistress
  28. Text Emoji SMS
  29. Text SMS
  30. Chat Messenger Themes
  31. Themes Photo Keyboard
  32. timestamp camera
  33. ToonApp Cartoon Photo Editor
  34. Translate Camera – Speak
  35. Guru Translator: Voice & Text
  36. UltraFX – Video Maker with Effects
  37. Unicc QR Scanner
  38. single keyboard
  39. Universal PDF Scanner
  40. vanilla instant camera
  41. Video Puzzles – Magic Puzzle
  42. HD Ringtones ∙ Ringtone Maker
  43. VOCHI Video Effects Editor
  44. volume booster hearing aid
  45. Louder Sound Equalizer Volume Booster
  46. water reminder
  47. WeDrum: drums, real drum kits
  48. Widget PLUS+ – Photo and weather
  49. wow beauty camera
  50. Wow Translator
  51. Yoga: for beginners and advanced
  52. YouToon – AI Cartoon Effect

The alert was also advanced by the publication tom’s guide, stating the danger of some of these Android and iOS applications. The ultimate goal of those responsible now is remote access to our banking applications and their respective funds.

That said, all care is little.

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