Malware Found in document Scanning App CamScanner


CamScanner is a document scanning android app, with 100 million downloads.

In a report, security researchers from Kaspersky Lab uncovered that CamScanner, the famous documents scanning application, has been carrying malware.

CamScanner was really a genuine application, with no pernicious intentions at all, for a long while. It utilized ads for monetization and even permitted in-application buys. However, at some point, that changed, and ongoing forms of the application delivered with a publicizing library containing a malicious module.

What this malware could do to your Device?

CamScanner transparently showed promotions and offered in-application buys to rake income for its engineers.

In any case, after the introduction of the Dropper, the program had the capacity to convey a malicious payload, state like malware equipped for producing fake advertisement or stealing your financial data.

This represented the main security warning to a large number of clients of the program, the scientists emphasized.

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