If you are one of the millions of users of the popular PDF creator CamScanner you might want to consider removing the app from your smart devices right now. With well over 100 million downloads on the Google Play Store, the free version of the app is incredibly widespread. Analysts from Kaspersky have recently discovered malware code lined up on the basic app that grants a rather awkward opening for hackers to attack Android devices.
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Multimedia juggernaut Google already removed CamScanner from their official Play Store. They have also advised users to uninstall the app from their smart devices as soon as they can. So far, the researchers behind the discovery have stated that the malware works as a Trojan drop module. The opening can be easily exploited by remote attackers to download and install payloads without (more…)