They detect apps that contain spyware on Android with over 1.5 million downloads

Both applications contain spyware and you should now delete them from your mobile device.

If you have recently downloaded or managed any file management apps, you should take a look, lest you have one of the recently discovered apps that comes with spyware bundled with it.

Bradeo Security Inc Discover two Applications From the management of the files that were located in Google Play Storewhich has been downloaded by more than 1.5 million Android users.

Specifically, suspicious applications File recovery, data recovery and file manager. The first has been downloaded more than 1 million times, while the second has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.

Both apps, which have already been removed from the Google Play Store, are programmed to start without user interaction and send sensitive data to servers located in China.


Although when installing the apps they claim that they do not collect any data from the device, that is a lie, they do access the contacts saved on the mobile phone, email contacts, social networks, photos, audio and video collected in the app, the user’s location at the time physical, device model, country code, network provider name, OS version number.

so you can delete it

say the researchers That the huge amount of data is being transmitted without the user noticing is alarmingHowever, they claim that each app makes over 100 submissions.

Apps can also restart the device whenever they want, run in the background, or even hide home screen icons so the user can’t delete apps.

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If you have installed any of these apps, what you need to do is go to Settings and installed apps and search for them manually to remove them permanently from your device. Finally, the antivirus passes.

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