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A security organisation TREND MICRO stated that, around 29 apps on the play store were sending users obscene content and some were also stealing the users private photos. Some of the apps among the 29 were downloaded around million times from the online store Play store, as per the report.

It seems like that the Google play store also banned the beauty camera applications from the online play store. The most downloads are recorded from Asian countries specifically India.

The report shared by Trend Micro stated that most users most users not realize that wrong apps, until they wanted to delete the app.

Some applications would hide their icons to make it difficult to find the app in the app list. The applications additionally utilized strategies that they can’t be analysed.

“During our analysis, we found a paid online pornography player (detected as AndroidOS_PornPlayer.UHRXA) that was downloaded when clicking the pop up. Take note, however, that nothing will play, even after the user pays and executes the player,” notes the blog.

The application makers were perhaps collected the photographs uploaded in the application. These were likely utilized for fake social media profiles, as indicated by the blog.

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