Researchers Uncovered 9 Apps On Google Play With Over 5.8 Million That Stole Users Facebook Passwordshttps://arstechnica.com
Google has given the boot to nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company’s Play marketplace after researchers said these apps used a sneaky way to steal users’ Facebook login credentials.
According to a post published by security firm Dr. Web. All of the identified apps offered users an option to disable in-app ads by logging into their Facebook accounts.
The majority of the downloads were for an app called PIP Photo, which was accessed more than 5.8 million times. The app with the next greatest reach was Processing Photo, with more than 500,000 downloads. The remaining apps were: