Personal and private phone data theft has been on the rise lately. This is dangerous because it not only makes you more prone to fraud and scams, but it could also lead to financial loss. That said, these are the 10 Android apps that could steal your private data.
For your information, these apps have been downloaded by Android users over 420 million times. That’s a worrying number and you might be one of them. Thanks to security experts from anti-virus software "Dr.Web”, they have identified as many as a hundred apps carrying a spyware module called "SpiOK” on the Google Play Store.
In addition, Dr Web reported that these apps look normal on the surface. What you don’t know is that these apps carry Trojan viruses. One of the most common modus operandi for these apps to lure users in is by offering them daily rewards for downloading the app.
Shockingly, some of these malicious apps are quite popular. Some of them are the video editing APP "Noizz", the document transfer APP "Zapya", etc., each of which has been downloaded more than 100 million times. These are the 10 most notable apps that could steal your private data:
• Crazy Drop
• Fizzo Novel
Reportedly, the bugs in the Zapya app have been fixed and it should be safe for you to use it. However, there are tonnes of malicious apps out there that could harm you. So, you might want to be extra careful whenever you download a new app.
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