Google removes 17 Android apps designed to deploy Joker malware

Google has long been locked in a battle with cybercriminals who create and submit malicious apps to the Play store that somehow sneak past the company’s protections. One especially pervasive and problematic piece of malware is the one dubbed Joker, aka Bread. In the latest round, Google was forced to put the kibosh on 17 malicious apps uploaded in September that tried to infect unsuspecting users with the Joker malware.

Link: Google removes 17 Android apps designed to deploy Joker malware
via http://www.techrepublic.com

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