Google removes at least 85 apps from the Play Store These apps could have been downloaded from the Android Play Store so far. But AdWar has damage a smartphone through these apps. Because of this, these applications have been removed.
The 85 apps that have been removed include TV, games and many remote-controlled apps. These apps have been downloaded millions of times. Security researcher Trev Micro said on the blog, there is an app called 'Easy Universal TV Remote' among these 85 apps which have been downloaded five million times from the Play Store. After downloading the app, the full screen adds on appear on the mobile screen to ask the user or user to press the Continuous button repeatedly on the screen. One click opens the ad pages. At the end, the application crashes.
This app is actually AdWare. It is software that can damage a smart phone or computer. When it is downloaded, unlocking the mobile, users are able to access various advertisements on the mobile screen. The phone is harmed. These 85 apps include, Sports TV, TV World, American Muscle Car, AC Remote, TV Remote, Bus Driver, Parking Game, Racing In Car Game, Nigeria TV, TV In English, Pirate Story, Photo Editor College 1, Spanish TV etc.
Google has removed 22 such malicious apps from the Play Store last year. According to the report, these apps have been downloaded 2 million times.