CamScanner removed from Play Store due to malware


CamScanner, an app downloaded by more than 100 million people, has been removed by Google from Play Store. The application was recently found as a front for distributing malware on smart devices. Now, Google is getting rid of the app from Play Store. Kaspersky Lab revealed in its recent vulnerability report that Camscanner has been carrying malware. The app is a popular photo-scanning app that allows users to create PDF and has OCR capabilities.

The app has been found containing a malware module identified as ‘Trojan-Dropper. This particular malware has been previously spotted in few apps that came pre-installed on some Chinese smartphones. Users must remove this CamScanner application for Android mobile phone immediately. Lot of Advertising are shown in this App, these are spreading malwares to Smartphone.

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