There are millions of mobile apps on the Google Play Store, most of which are affected by the app virus. Reports keep coming up on the day of these apps. Now in this episode, the security research company Checkpoint has also released a report, claiming that there are 56 apps on the Play Store which are affected by the new virus named Takeya. Also, experts have suggested to delete these mobile apps as soon as possible.
Check point report
According to the report, these 56 mobile apps have 24 games or puzzles and 32 utility apps. Significantly, these apps have been downloaded one million times. Also, the report further states that as soon as these apps are installed, the virus also gets automatically downloaded into the device, which greatly increases the risk of data leaking.
App affected from virus are
caracal.raceinspace.astronaut, com.caracal.cooking, com.leo.letmego, com.caculator.biscuitent, com.pantanal.aquawar, com.pantanal.dressup, inferno.me.translator, translate.travel.map, travel.withu.translate, allday.a24h.translate, banz.stickman.runner.parkour,best.translate.tool, com.banzinc.littiefarm, com.bestcalculate.multifunction, com.folding.blocks.origami.mandala, com.goldencat.hillracing, com.hexa.puzzle.hexadom, com.ichinyan.fashion, com.maijor.cookingstar, com.major.zombie, com.mimochicho.fastdownloader, com.nyanrev.carstiny, com.pantanal.stickman.warrior, com.pdfreader.biscuit, com.splashio.mvm, com.yeyey.translate,, leo.unblockcar.puzzle, mcmc.delicious.recipes, mcmc.delicious.recipes, multi.translate.threeinone, pro.infi.translator, rapid.snap.translate, smart.language.translate,, sundaclouded.best.translate, biaz.jewel.block.puzzle2019, biaz.magic.cuble.blast.puzzle, biscuitent.imgdownloader, biscuitent.instant.translate, com.besttranslate.biscuit, com.inunyan.breaktower, com.leo.spaceship, com.michimocho.video.downloader, fortuneteller.tarotreading.horo, ket.titan.block.flip, mcmc.ebook.reader, swift.jungle.translate, com.leopardus.happycooking, com.mcmccalculator.free, com.tapsmore.challenge, com.yummily.healthy.recipes, com.hexamaster.anim, com.twmedia.downloader, com.caracal.burningman, com.caracal.burningman, com.cuvier.amazingkitchen.
Researchers gave shocking information
Researchers at Check Point have confirmed the virus in these mobile apps. Also, it has been informed that Google Play Store and developers have also removed these apps from the platform. But the shocking thing is that Virus Total and Play Protect were also not able to detect Takeya virus.