Joker Virus-Latest Threat

Joker Virus is the latest threat to all Android users around the world right now. And Google has diagnosed about 24 applications in the Play Store with the virus. Read more about the virus’s information about what it is, what apps it has affected and how to prevent it below.

What is Joker Virus?

Joker Virus affected softwares

It is a malware designed to allow users of their applications to sign up for paid ads. And then steal the user’s data in the background. This virus was downloaded along with the application on many Android smartphones as well as its application. To prevent further damage, Google has removed those 24 applications from the Play Store. And users are also advised to delete and stop the applications.

Applications that are Affected by this Virus:

Affected applications
  • Advocate Wallpaper
  • Age Face
  • Altar Message
  • Antivirus Security – Security Scan
  • Beach Camera
  • Board picture editing
  • Certain Wallpaper
  • Climate SMS
  • Collate Face Scanner
  • Cute Camera
  • Dazzle Wallpaper
  • Declare Message
  • Display Camera
  • Great VPN
  • Humour Camera
  • Ignite Clean
  • Leaf Face Scanner
  • Mini Camera
  • Print Plant scan
  • Rapid Face Scanner
  • Reward Clean
  • Ruddy SMS
  • Soby Camera
  • Spark Wallpaper

Also, Faceapp Which was Trending last month is also Affected by this Virus.

How does it spread?

Virus spreading

This includes itself in the advertising framework. By initiating a charger on the user’s device. Before the attack, the virus also checks if the user-used SIM is one of the mobile country codes or MCC. And most EU and Asian countries have been targeted by the virus. This malware also works as quietly as possible in the user’s device and contains a very small amount of code so it is not detectable. 37 Countries are dealing with this kind of Virus.

How to prevent Joker Virus?

How to prevent it

As these types are very harmful to your device, Do not download these types of Application from third party stores.

Playstore for android is best place to download applications.If you re using any kind of Third party store delete it right now because that application also causes problems to your android device.

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One thought on “Joker Virus-Latest Threat

  • February 29, 2020 at 6:17 pm
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    Keep this going please, great job!|

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