Google bans slew of malicious Android apps that stole user photos and advertised scams

Google has removed dozens of popular fake photo apps meant to hurt its users. Security firm discovered 29 malicious apps that were listed on the official Google Play store, all advertised as “beauty camera” applications. The apps have since been removed by Google. The photo apps carried out a number of nefarious activities on Android devices which they were installed to.

Link: Google bans slew of malicious Android apps that stole user photos and advertised scams
via mashable.com

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