Malware Joker has already been “pulled” 500,000 times from the Google Play Store

When you download an app from the Google Play Store, you usually feel more or less secure. In the end, you get something from Google’s own official platform! But … things are not always that simple.

A perfect example of this is malware joker, which occasionally appears in the largest and most popular app store for the Android operating system, which is controlled by Google itself. After all, ‘Joker’ was just discovered in another application that has now been installed more than 500,000 times, causing victims to lose money.

Malware Joker has already been “pulled” 500,000 times from the Google Play Store

Joker malware

Hence, the joker is like any other type of Fleece fabric, won’t kill your smartphone or steal your bank account information. You simply subscribe to premium services on your smartphone without your knowledge in order to steal money.

In case you didn’t already know, we have some investigators who specialize in cybersecurity and are always on the lookout for what’s going on on the Google app platform. Keep a list, always very current, available to everyone. Where it is clear, we now have a new entry, the Color Message App.

In addition to infecting your phone with the Joker, this app had the big goal of adapting the sending of SMS messages. It has managed to get some success as it has been installed over 500,000 times by users without any suspicion.

Apart from that, in addition to subscribing to premium services, the Joker can simulate screen clicks, intercept messages, steal content in messages, information from your contacts, and even information from your device.

In the meantime, Google has already removed the app from the Play Store and is advising all users to remove it. Problems can arise here, however, as Color Message can hide itself. You really need to go to the definitions and do a good search for them.

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