Now delete those 8 apps –
And that is why it is important to uninstall the apps from your smartphone as soon as possible. joker malware List of 8 apps affected – Assistive Message, Fast Magic SMS, Free CamScanner, Super Message, Element Scanner, Go Message, Travel Wallpaper and Super SMS. If you have any one of these 8 apps installed on your smartphone, then uninstall them as soon as possible.
How does Joker malware damage customer’s phone?
A recent Quick Heal report claims that customers will be asked to access notifications while using the app. And thereafter SMS data will be taken from every notification without the knowledge of the customer. The customer will be asked to contact the customer immediately after receiving the SMS data. Phone call permission will also be sought after access is granted. After that the Joker malware will start tracking all this information. This dangerous malware won’t tell you that activity is going on.
The report further claimed that malware authors spread such applications through certain scanner apps, wallpaper apps and messages apps in the Google Play Store. And after that such apps became popular for utility use-cases. Therefore, users should install more and more apps made by trusted developers.
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