Watch out for two apps on Google Play that send data to China

Together they have 1,5 million users

Η security Pradeo discovered two file manager apps in the Google Play Store that are spyware, and send your data to malicious servers in China.

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Pradeo, a leading mobile security company, revealed that there are two spyware apps on Google Play, “File Recovery & Data Recovery” ( with over 1 million installs, and File Manager ( with over 500.000 installs.

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Both come from the same group and although seemingly harmless they use similar malicious tactics. They start automatically when the restarts and collect various personal information without users' knowledge.

Stolen data includes contact lists, media files (images, audio and video files), real-time location, mobile country code, network provider information, SIM provider network code, operating system version, device brand and model.

To make matters worse, the developers of these spyware applications have used sneaky techniques to make them look more legitimate and make them difficult to uninstall.

Hackers artificially inflated the number of downloads of these apps with mobile emulators, creating a false sense of credibility. Additionally, both apps have advanced permissions that allow them to hide their icons on the home screen, making it difficult for unsuspecting users to uninstall them. The Best Technology Site in Greecefgns

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  1. 2 Apps are sent to China and another 20 million are sent to USA-ISRAEL-etc...
    Are they watching us???? Hahahahaha tell the Chinese to GET A CARD AND GET IN LINE,, KOULIS ate them cabbage at the corner with Predator and EYP, he didn't leave even a goat unattended…..
    Now you don't need to be watched by anyone, everyone gives you all the elements, a complete blanket of everything, for 10 euros...
    When you give ALL YOUR BIOMETRIC DATA (SELFIE - FINGERPRINTS - TIN - ADDRESS - ID PHOTO, ) to earn 10 Euros on REVOLUTE, that is to SOMEONE COMPLETELY UNKNOWN ON THE INTERNET, why bother with one or two applications that track you......

  2. Always where there were "people's democracies" there was shameless ruffianism.
    Not that the phenomenon does not exist in Western democracies, but there the espionage of financial interests precedes it. Industrial espionage, in contrast to the father state that knows everything and has a say in life and death.
    I remember about 10 years ago an old Romanian who used to come to our olives and tell you how natural it was to drink kratos at home and booze whoever he liked

  3. are they watching us?..and where is the strangeness? as if we don't know... And then they don't know Greek in China.... With the nonsense we write, we confuse the Chinese.😀😀😀😀

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