Google Removes 25 Infected Android Apps After Lookout’s Warning

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For those unfamiliar, Lookout is a smartphone security company and just recently it sounded the alarm for 25 infected applications that were residing in the Google Android Market as well as on smartphones of around 30,000 – 120,000 users.

Google has removed the applications which were infected with the malware “DroidDreamLight”. The apps were stealing information related to IMEI numbers, model names and numbers, etc. but the information was only uploaded to a server after the user granted the infected application access. To find out which the infected applications were (and maybe scan your smartphone for them), follow the source link below.

Source: The Lookout Blog

Via: PhanDroid

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