An advertising dropper in Google Play

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Minimalist, Aug 27, 2019.

  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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  2. itman

    itman Registered Member

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    Posters on the Eset forum were complaining starting July 31 that Eset was throwing malware alerts on this bugger. Statements along the lines of "100 million downloads from Google Play. It has to be a FP." Not .................!
     
  3. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Malicious Android app had more than 100 million downloads in Google Play
    August 27, 2019
    https://www.kaspersky.co.uk/blog/camscanner-malicious-android-app/16598/
     
  4. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    CamScanner, removed from the Play Store due to detection of malware, is now back
    September 6, 2019
    https://www.neowin.net/news/camscan...store-due-to-detection-of-malware-is-now-back
     
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