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Finding 80 malicious application to steal data on Google Play

The British site ibtimes revealed in a new report found more than 80 malicious Android application on the store Google Play, designed to penetrate the data users of the site VK, a social network Russian similar to Facebook.

Google has taken the necessary measures to remove these applications, as revealed by the security company located in Moscow, "Kaspersky Lab", and reported on these malicious applications, which received one of them a million downloads.

In a publication on Tuesday, security researcher Roman Onochik said he believed cybercriminals responsible were likely to be able to steal login details of site users to enhance the existence of VK groups or selected pages.

The malicious application, which reached more than one million hideouts as a game, while the number of downloads of seven applications more than 100 thousand, and the rest between one thousand and ten thousand downloads.

They were found in October and November, but some of them have been around for two years. The popular gaming application was available through the Google store since March 2017, but the pirates waited seven months to exploit it.

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Finding 80 malicious application to steal data on Google Play


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