Google Deletes 22 Apps from Play Store with hidden content virus

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As Google keeps on updating things and keep track of apps, data, system which try too hard the other programme or database systems,

Google has reportedly removed overall 22 apps from the Google Play store because they were found violating and containing device-draining backdoors which make them download files secretly from a different server which was an attacker-controlled.

According to a report made by an ArsTechnica, the apps which were found violating altogether have been download for over 2 million times.

The apps were made in such a way that it has been used to click on fraudulent ads.the ads keeps on running even after apps closes.This apps keeps on running and causes high battery drain and large amount of data consumption,application and device to get hung. Google had removed these apps in the last week of November.

Here are the list of the 22 apps that were removed by Google from Google Play Store:

Sparkle FlashLight,

Snake Attack,

Math Solver,

ShapeSorter,

Tak A Trip,

Magnifeye,

Join Up,

Zombie Killer,

Space Rocket,

Neon Pong,

Just Flashlight,

Table Soccer,

Cliff Diver,

Box Stack,

Jelly Slice,

AK Blackjack,

Color Tiles,

Animal Match,

Roulette Mania,

HexaFall,

HexaBlocks and PairZap.

Last month Google removed some apps which were reported by users, These apps reportedly removed a total of 13 apps from the Google Play store because they were found to be installing some malware on people’s devices. As many as 5,600,000 users of Android downloaded these apps which include a truck simulator, fire truck simulator, luxury car driving simulator and more.

As per the reports, last year Google was held responsible for the spread of auto-clicking ads, an adware program by Google which was affected to overall 36 million mobile devices. 

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Also, last year Google was held responsible for the spread of auto-clicking adware to as many as 36 million mobile devices.

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