CamScanner App Removed From Google Play Store Over Advertising Malware

CamScanner App

CamScanner App: Does your smartphone also have the CamScanner app installed? If yes, then our news of today is specially for you. The security of this popular app is now under question. CamScanner has remove from the Google Play Store, this app is use to convert document photos into PDF format. Malware (virus) found in the CamScanner app, after which this app has been immediately remove 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 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 Drop Module, has found to be a Trojan downloader downloading even more dangerous modules. For the information of people, let us know that the app download more than 100 million times from Google Play Store.

Kaspersky researchers report this as soon as the see the advertising drop in the latest version of the CamScanner app. And then immediately the app was remove 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.


Written by Piyush Jangid

Hello, This is me Piyush Jangid, I'm a Web & Software Developer and Digital Marketer at TechCCD IT Solutions.

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