Security Alert: DroidDream Malware Found in Official Android Market and how to prevent
XDA Forum Mod AllGamer told us about an important alert regarding malware found on 56 applications on the Android market that steals your information and downloads additional files and programs to your phone. According to the source, Google has taken all of them down but if you have any of these apps, it´s recommended to uninstall them to avoid unwanted stuff on your device. The original thread contains the names of all the applications such as the ones developed by “Myournet”, “Kingmall2010″ and “we20090202″.
Of course, it´s up to you what to leave and what to delete but at least it´s important that you are aware of this issue.
Originally posted by AllGamer
[SECURITY ALERT!] DroidDream Malware Found in Official Android Market
Google pulls 56 malicious apps from Android Marketplace
original source: http://blog.mylookout.com/2011/03/se…et-droiddream/
List of malicious Android App that steals your information and download additional craps to your phone
Full list Developed by “Myournet”:
Super Guitar Solo
Super History Eraser
Super Ringtone Maker
Super Sex Positions
Hot Sexy Videos
Hilton Sex Sound
Screaming Sexy Japanese Girls
Falling Ball Dodge
Advanced Currency Converter
Continue to the original thread.
LAST MINUTE UPDATE:
XDA member Omnichron let us know about an article that talks about How To Keep Your Android Phone From Being Hacked By Malicious Apps. You can download an application on the market called Lookout that will scan anything you download to your phone for malware.
You can read it here