Coronavirus Report: Popular Android Apps Impersonated by Malware

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Ever since Europe and North America have adopted serious isolation measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), human interactions have been bridged by technology. For the past three months, researchers have monitored trending mobile applications and have looked for cloned applications rigged with malware.

This whitepaper expands on several highly popular applications that cyber-criminals are using to compromise devices, as well as the potential impact on the victim.

Key takeaways:

• How cyber-criminals are using the COVID-19 pandemic to lure victims into installing fake apps

• How these apps impact device security and user data

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