Careful: ‘Smart TV remote’ Android app on Google Play is malware

wo Android apps available on the Google Play store have been found to contain malware this week.

These apps are called ‘Smart TV remote’ and ‘Halloween Coloring’, with the former having been downloaded over at least 1,000 times.

Smart TV remote app packs ‘Joker’ malware

This week, Tatyana Shishkova, Android malware analyst at Kaspersky disclosed the names of two Google Play apps that are laced with Joker malware.

At least one of these apps, ‘Smart TV remote’ has been installed over 1,000 times thus far since its publication on October 29th.

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