A study from the it security company revealed there are several malicious applications in the Google Playstore. There are 9 applications that are landmarks that can do keylogger or record your confidential data.
The app secretly stole login passwords from Facebook. And this is done when you login on the original Facebook login page.
Researchers from Dr. Web an IT Security company from Russia also revealed, if the nine vulnerable applications have been downloaded 5.8 million times.
How to Steal Your Password
The list of malicious applications includes:
- PIP Photo
- Processing Photo
- Rubbish Cleaner
- Inwell Fitness
- Horoscope Daily
- App Lock Keep
- Lockit Master
- Horoscope Pi
- App lock Manager
Then if you have already used the application above, immediately delete and change the password. The malicious application application has been banned by the Google playstore, but there is a possibility they can do it again with a different application name, because being a developer in the Google Play store is easy, just with $ 25 there can upload the application on the google play store again even though it has been banned. Take advantage of two-factor authentication for your main account, install a trusted anti-virus app to detect malicious application applications on your android smartphone .