Tuesday, 16 July 2019

How to find and remove Agent Smith Malware which replacing all apps?

  Ekansh Jain       Tuesday, 16 July 2019
MALWARE|ALERT|AGENT SMITH|MALWARE ALERT: AGENT SMITH MALWARE TRICKISH  REPLACING YOUR ALL APPS



If an Android Device is owned by you, then it might be infected with a threatening malware called AGENT SMITH. Globally Agent Smith Malware has infected 25 million android devices, as it cannibalizes apps.
Researchers at Check Point Research dubbed the malware as "Agent Smith", it impersonates as Google official application to get implant into victim's device.

WHAT IS AGENT SMITH?

Agent Smith is a dodgy third-party app, it plasters fake ads to generate earnings, if it enters into your phone then it will spread to other apps too. This malware will imitate other apps maliciously.
Agent Smith could imitate apps like WhatsApp and can steal sensitive information like passwords and bank details.   

HOW TO BE FREE OF THIS MALWARE?

The foremost way is to prevent the malware, uninstall the affected apps, also delete the app database and then re-install the app from the trusted app store like GOOGLE PLAY STORE. For prevention is the best method, so be extra careful about the infected app, if any app show abnormal behavior than earlier then you must uninstall it.

Some dodgy apps identified from google play store which sucks battery lifetime and load invisible ads.

UNINSTALL THESE APPS NOW:-

neon pong
pairzap
snake attack
space rocket
sparkle flashlight
table soccer
take a trip
Zombie Killer
AK Blackjack
Animal Match
Box Stack
Cliff Diver
Color Tiles
HexaBlocks
Jelly Slice
Join Up

NOTE: If you found any of the above apps on your phone then I request you to please immediately uninstall these apps from your phone.
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