Squid Game App Containing ‘Joker’ Malware | Cybersecurity Expert Warns Users About Hacker Access

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Squid Game App Containing ‘Joker’ Malware | Cybersecurity Expert Warns Users About Hacker Access

(Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com) Squid Game App Containing ‘Joker’ Malware | Cybersecurity Expert Warns Users About Hacker Access Malware has been discovered in the popular Squid Game app. Users should be aware that the software gives hackers access, according to a cybersecurity researcher. Through the Joker infection, hackers can send out malicious ad fraud and/or unwanted SMS subscription operations.

Netflix Squid Game, according to AndroidHeadlines, Netflix’s popular Korean TV show Squid Game has become a worldwide hit. It was able to break a variety of records and will almost certainly be renewed for a second season.

With that said, given the show’s popularity, a plethora of apps have emerged, which is unsurprising. There has already been a report of a malicious Squid Game app.

The Joker Malware was discovered in the Squid Game App.

It was stated that the “Joker” malware-infected Squid Game app had already been uninstalled. That particular app was discovered in the Play Store and has since been removed by Google. With the recent big thefts, Facebook is now suing a Ukrainian citizen for allegedly selling 178 million users’ stolen data.

There are already hundreds of various Squid Game-related apps available right now. There are still over 200 games accessible on the Play Store right now. They’ve already been downloaded over a million times in total.

4K HD Squid Wallpaper

The wallpaper that was taken down is currently known as the Squid Wallpaper 4K HD, and it was highly malicious when it was first discovered by a cybersecurity researcher. According to PhoneArena, he discovered that the software was actually allowing hackers to send “malicious ad-fraud and/or unsolicited SMS subscription actions.” The virus employed is purportedly known as the Joker, according to Android Headlines, which has cited it several times. Before it was finally taken down, the Squid Wallpaper 4K HD software had already been downloaded 5,000 times. REvil, a well-known ransomware gang, has inexplicably removed its documents and extortion threats against Apple. News from Brinkwire in a nutshell.

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