25 Malicious apps that Downloaded More Than 120,000 Times Contains Hidden Cryptomining Script

From gbhackers.com
25 Malicious apps

Malware authors continue to upload malicious apps contains hidden Cryptomining Script to Google play, even though it was entirely banned. Attackers uploaded apps poses as games, utilities, and educational apps contain hidden cryptomining scripts.

SophosLabs spotted more than 25 malicious apps that contain hidden coinhive cryptomining scripts turning victims device into cryptocurrency churning rigs. 11 of the 25 apps are the standardized tests given in the US such as ACT, GRE, or SAT exams.

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