Romania research firm reports on 17 apps including barcode scanner on Google Play store

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Romania has come out with news that alerts users who install and use the Game As app without having to understand it from the Google Play Store. According to research by Romania-based anti-virus software and security firm Bitdefender (Bitdefender), 17 apps operating on the Google Play store are rapidly discharging the battery. These apps are also vulnerable to malware. Many of those apps have been downloaded more than 1 million times.

Apps Download
Tax Racing 2019 100,000+
4K Wallpaper (4K Full HD background) 100,000+
Backgrounds 4K HD 100,000+
QR Code Reader & Barcode Scanner Pro 100,000+
File Manager Pro-Manager SD Card / Explorer 100,000+
VMOWO City: Speed ​​Racing 3D 10,000+
Barcode Scanner 10,000+
Screen stream mirroring 10,000+
QR Code – Scan and Read a Barcode 5,000+
Period Tracker – Cycle Ovation Women 5,000+
QR & Barcode Scan Reader 5,000+
Wallpapers 4K, background HD 1,000+
Transfer Data Smart 1,000+
Explorer File Manager 1,000+
Today Weather Radar 500+
Mobnet.io: Big Fish Franzi 10+
Clock LED 1+

Risk of malware
The malware of these apps could not even be identified by the Google Security Scanner, which is why these apps operate on the Google Play Store. All of these apps display ads that harm the phone. According to tech experts, installing these apps can also install malware.

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