Google bans 25 apps for stealing users' Social Media login details

Google Play store removed 25 Android apps after Evina, a French cyber-security firm alerted Google that the apps were stealing users’ data from their social media accounts .

According to Evina, these Android apps were stealing users’ Facebook login details. The apps had malware which saved the record of users’ Facebook login details when used on the phone.

These 25 Android apps offered services like wallpaper, file managers, flashlight, weather, etc.

The apps have been removed from th Google Play store, but the users have to remove these manually if they have downloaded these on their devices.

Following is the list of these 25 apps:

  • Super Wallpapers Flashlight – 5 lakhs + downloads

• Padenatef – 5 lakhs + downloads

• Wallpaper Level – 1 lakh + downloads

• Contour Level wallpaper – 1 lakh + downloads

iPlayer & iWallpaper – 1 lakh + downloads

• Video Maker – 1 lakh + downloads

•  Color Wallpapers – 1 lakh + downloads

• Pedometer – 1 lakh + downloads

Powerful Flashlight – 1 lakh + downloads

• Super Bright Flashlight – 1 lakh + downloads

• Super Flashlight – 1 lakh + downloads

Solitare Game – 1 lakh + downloads

• Accurate scanning of QR code – 50 Thousand + downloads

• Classic card game – 50 Thousand + downloads

Junk file cleaning – 50 Thousand + downloads

• Synthetic Z – 50 Thousand + downloads

• File Manager – 50 Thousand + downloads

• Composite Z – 50 Thousand + downloads

Screenshot Capture – 10 Thousand + downloads

• Daily Horoscope Wallpapers – 10 Thousand + downloads

• Wuxia Reader – 10 Thousand + downloads

• Plus Weather – 10 Thousand + downloads

  • Anime Live Wallpaper – 10 Thousand + downloads

• Health Step Counter – 10 Thousand + downloads

If you have any of these malicious apps downloaded on your smartphones then remove the app right away. You should also change your Facebook password in order to be safe.

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