This popular app removed from Google Play Store, is not even installed in your phone

This popular app removed from Google Play Store, is not even installed in your phone

CamScanner App: Does your smartphone also have the CamScanner app installed? If yes, then our news today is especially for you. The security of this popular app is now under question. CamScanner has been removed from the Google Play Store, this app is used to convert document photos into PDF format. Malware (virus) has been found in the CamScanner app, after which this app has been immediately removed from the Google Play Store.

According to the findings of Kaspersky researchers, the recently released versions of CamScanner are coming with an advertising library that contains a dangerous module. This dangerous Trojan-dropper module has been identified as "Trojan-Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n". It was also seen in some Chinese apps before. This module extracts other dangerous modules from an encrypted file in the resource of the app. Is running

The Resource Link Module, also known as the Dropped Module, has been found to be a Trojan downloader downloading even more dangerous modules. For the information of people, let us know that the app has been downloaded more than 100 million times from Google Play Store.

Kaspersky researchers reported this as soon as they saw the advertising dropper in the latest version of the CamScanner app, and then immediately the app was removed from the Play Store. But different phones will have different versions of the app, some of which may contain dangerous code in the resource file. In such a situation, it would be better to uninstall the app and then download it when the app arrives on the Play Store.

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