Google removes CamScanner Android app due to malware attack, affecting millions of users

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Did you download the CamScanner app to scan documents on your smartphone? If yes, then this news is very important for you. Android users have to go through the hassle of malware apps every now and then. Something similar has happened this time too. According to Kaspersky Lab, the popular document scanning app Camscanner has found some problems on the Google Play Store.

There have been some dangerous changes in this app, which are pushing ad in the phone and downloading the app without the user’s consent.


One type of Trojan dropper has been found in Camscanner. With this hackers can target the smartphone of the user and damage the smartphone with malware.

This malware found in Camscanner may have affected many users. This is because it is a popular app and many people will have downloaded it in their smartphone. This app was removed from the Google Play Store for some time.

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The reason behind this was that with malware, this app could damage users’ smartphones. However, its Paid version exists on the Google Play Store.

However, This is to inform you that the Trojan Dropper module found within the app is said to extract and run another malicious module from an encrypted file included in the app’s resources.

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