According to the information security company Kaspersky, the three popular applications were asking users to log in with their Facebook accounts to access the best features.
Google bans malicious apps that destroy your phone
According to the report, there are many applications that some use to steal users’ personal data, Facebook credentials and other information on the phone.
first app: “Blender Photo Editor-Easy Photo Background Editor” is an application that some use to modify photos, but unfortunately the application takes advantage of some and quickly collects user data, and it is reported that the application was until recently available for download and installation via the Google Store.
The second applicationAs discovered by Maxime Ingrao, a security expert at cybersecurity firm Evina, Google removed another app that was trying to steal Facebook credentials: “Magic Photo Lab – Photo Editor” and “achieving more than 500,000 downloads before banning them.”
The third applicationThe company also reported in its latest report that the “Pix Photo Motion Edit 2021” application is exploiting users to seize their data and accounts for malicious purposes and must be banned and all these applications removed as soon as possible so as not to cause harm to users, and the Bleepingcomputer team urges Android phone users to Be careful when downloading any photo editing apps that were recently added to the Google Play Store, and in case a user still keeps those apps mentioned above.