Yes, the mobile games sector is currently emerging as the highest revenue, and several companies have set their goal to exploit that market; however, the lack of quality control, even regulation, turns the sector into opportunities in no one's country, putting endangers user information. Recently, Google removed from its online store 13 racing games that installed malware on users' devices.
After a few days ago reports were discovered about the presence of a certain group of suspicious titles for installing malware on user devices, Google decided that the 13 games designated by digital security specialists were removed from Google Play. The headlines that were created and distributed by someone corresponding to the name of Louise O. Pinto, are racing games like Simulator for cargo cargo, Extreme Car Driving o Moto Cross Extreme and up to the moment of their disappearance, they received 560,000 downloads, and even 2 of them became a trend in the list of most downloaded apps on Google Play.
According to information provided by Lucas Estefanko, a digital security expert, these games began to show the problems they once started and deceived the user who made him think that something was wrong with the installation, however, while it happened, he secretly took over and installed the malicious program and after the process was completed, direct access to the juice disappeared from the screen of the device.
Do not install these apps on Google Play – it's malware.
-or together 560,000+ installations
-From the launch, hide the icon
– Retrieves additional APKs and makes the user install it (unavailable now)
-2 applications are # Trend
-not a legitimate functionality
– Lucas Stefano (@ Lucas Stefano) November 19, 2018
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