Incorrect detection has been made in many applications. The apps, which can be simply downloaded from the Google Play Store, have been used to steal the password you use for Facebook. We have listed the respective apps.
Apps steal your Facebook password
Internet security company d. Web reports indicate that many applications, which were on the Play Store, are equipped with “Trojans” that can access your password from Facebook. Of the 10 apps found, 9 were downloadable from the Play Store. Together, the apps have been downloaded almost 5.9 million times. Google’s security system has been deceptively defrauded, so as not to be immediately noticed by Google. According to reports from Dr. The web, it is still deleted from the Play Store, but it is possible that it is still installed on your smartphone or tablet.
The researchers reported that the apps were fully functional. This means that users are not immediately suspected. For example, there was a horoscope app and a photo editor that looked good at first glance. In their own words, it was necessary to log in with Facebook in order to be able to use all functions and disable ads in apps. When this button was pressed, the familiar Facebook login window was displayed. What users didn’t see, however, was that it was a modified version of the web version, so passwords could be intercepted.
It is best to immediately remove the following apps from the Play Store if they are (still) on your device;
- Image processing
- Keep lock app
- garbage cleaner
- Daily horoscope
- towers B
- Application lock manager
- Medallion master
- Enoil Fitness
- Pip. Photo
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