25+ Android Apps infected with Malware DroidDreamLight

Looks like Malware writers have started to put their efforts on smart devices like Smartphones, Gadgets etc and these have started to turn into nightmare for ignorant users. Security firm lookout found some 25 applications available in the official Android Market to contain malware that can compromise a significant amount of personal data. The malware comes from same developers who were behind the malware that appeared in March this year. As per the security firm estimates, affected devices are in the range of 30,000 and 120,000 users.

All these infected apps are removed by Google from the Android Market while they investigate.

The list of infected applications (by developer name) includes:

Magic Photo Studio

  • Sexy Girls: Hot Japanese
  • Sexy Legs
  • HOT Girls 4
  • Beauty Breasts
  • Sex Sound
  • Sex Sound: Japanese
  • HOT Girls 1
  • HOT Girls 2
  • HOT Girls 3

Mango Studio

  • Floating Image Free
  • System Monitor
  • Super StopWatch and Timer
  • System Info Manager

E.T. Tean

  • Call End Vibrate

BeeGoo

  • Quick Photo Grid
  • Delete Contacts
  • Quick Uninstaller
  • Contact Master
  • Brightness Settings
  • Volume Manager
  • Super Photo Enhance
  • Super Color Flashlight
  • Paint Master

UPDATE: DroidPlus

  • Quick Cleaner
  • Super App Manager
  • Quick SMS Backup

If you are a Android smartphone or Gadget user and have downloaded any of the apps listed above, then you are infected. This malware gets with a phone call after it’s downloaded, and sends identifying information to remote servers, including the phone’s unique identifiers and information about what other programs are installed.

Via: Lookout Blog

2 comments… add one

  • Thanks Avinash for the news.
    this was bound to happen as popularity of Android is increasing.

  • nice share……
    in future i will not try them in future……..
    g8 work………

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