Google blocks 8 malicious apps in the Google Play Store, including BitFunds, Bitcoin Miner, Bitcoin (BTC), Crypto Holic, Daily Bitcoin Rewards, Bitcoin 2021, and more.
Therefore, you should also remove them from your smartphone, check the complete list and know how to detect illegal crypto mining or cryptocurrency applications.
Cryptocurrency mining has been collecting the interests of everyone, especially over the past few months.
However, hackers use this public interest in cryptocurrencies to trick innocent people into installing malicious applications on their smartphones.
In this way, hackers insert malware and malicious adware into our smartphones. The good news is that these aggressive characters have been identified by Google and removed.
Also, it includes few cryptocurrency mining apps. They lure innocent people to this app in promises of huge profits from investing in cloud mining operations.
However, Google already removed 8 malicious apps from the Google Play Store. The list includes BitFunds, Bitcoin Miner, Bitcoin (BTC), Crypto Holic, Daily Bitcoin Rewards, Bitcoin 2021, and more – check out the list below.
Security company Trend Micro reports that in an analysis, it found that the 8 malicious apps scammed victims from viewing ads. Besides, they were charging a subscription fee of $ 15.
However, Google may have removed them from the Google Play Store, but you may have already download these apps to your phone.
If so, all you have to do is check your phone and delete it immediately.