The biggest advantage of installing an app from the Google Play Store is that all the verified and safe apps are available. One of Google’s biggest responsibilities is that no scam app can access the Play Store. Although Google does its job properly, many apps still find ways to access the Play Store. By periodically auditing Google and removing such applications from other means, they keep removing them from the Play Store.
The problem is that the users who have downloaded the app, is present in their phone and keeps on harming. In addition to harming the smartphone in security terms, such apps eliminate battery too quickly. Cyber Security Researchers have detected 22 popular apps on Google Play Store that are dangerous for smartphones and harm them. These apps have been downloaded more than 20 million times.
Why such apps are also called click-fraud applications?
Because they claim to do something else and run another code in the background. All such applications have back-doors, which allow the app to download user files that harm the user’s smartphone and help hackers. You should immediately remove these apps from your smartphone, so below is the list shown. Just check it if you have installed or not.
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These apps show more ads by fraud clicking, and many times users also get ad pop-ups on the home screen. In addition to harming users’ smartphone and battery, fraud can be easily done through these apps.