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Beware of 17 Apps... by James Denison

In another CNET forum, James posted a good topic for our security forum so I decided to re-post it here. For further information about the phone apps in question and what's been done about them, read the link at the bottom.:
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I don't know how popular these are, but worth letting forum members know about them.


The 17 apps with Trojan malware installed include the following:

RTO Vehicle Information
EMI Calculator & Loan Planner
File Manager – Documents
Smart GPS Speedometer
CrickOne – Live Cricket Scores
Daily Fitness – Yoga Poses
FM Radio PRO – Internet Radio
My Train Info – IRCTC & PNR (not listed under developer profile)
Around Me Place Finder
Easy Contacts Backup Manage
Ramadan Times 2019 Pro
Restaurant Finder – Find Food
BMI Calculator PRO – BMR Calc
Dual Accounts Pro
Video Editor – Mute Video
Islamic World PRO – Qibla
Smart Video Compressor
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https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/apps/a29575329/iphone-apps-malware/

Hope this helps.

Grif

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