List Of Android Device Most Dangerous Viruses and How To Remove or Prevent Them

The list of malicious applications, which belongs to the group of Android virus is still expanding. Security experts claim that one in ten apps is infected with Android malware. Sadly, many of these applications can be downloaded from the Google Play store. However, Google puts lots of effort to protect users and prevent malicious apps from bypassing the security.

 The biggest source of infected programs is third-party or file-sharing websites. Though, it’s not the only way how Android virus can infect the device. In February 2016, an Android virus variant was noticed spreading vie text messages and enabling illegal connections. The most dangerous versions of the malware are interested in getting personally identifiable information about the victim, and often this information includes credit card details, logins, and passwords. Other variants cause less damage such as sharing victim’s contact list, record conversations, deliver pop-up ads, initiate redirects to various websites or infect the device with other malware.  

In 2017, a new variant was noticed using sophisticated social engineering techniques to infiltrate the device via the trojanized app. Therefore, you should be careful when installing new apps. However, if you noticed that your tablet or phone started behaving oddly, you should not ignore these symptoms of the possible infection. If you have been dealing with slowdowns, suspicious alerts, redirects and surprisingly increased telephone bill, you should check your device for malware because they are the main signs showing that you are infected

Below is the list of a dangerous virus that can harm your android a lot and you must be aware of all these viruses.

#1 Godless

This one is the most dangerous virus that can be actually found patched even with the apps from the Google Play store, this means that you cannot be sure that how you can prevent from it as you will be finding up no such place more secure than Google Play Store. This one roots up the device silently and then cause various troubles to the functioning of the device. Removing it is also very much difficult, to tell you this virus is just the god of all another virus in case of harming up the device.

#2 Schedun

A well known android malware that can cause your Android to root itself automatically without the user being known of that and then it makes up the pathway for the live streaming of the Ads all here and there. You cannot find it alone but it comes patched with viral apps that you might install from the third party stores or websites. The main thing that disturbs the affected device user is that it cannot be removed easily and there is a need to reflash the whole OS so as to get rid of it.

#3 Gunpoder

This virus gets installed with the third-party emulators of Nintendo consoles found outside the Google Play Store. It means that this patched virus can just come on your device with the third party apps and can cause up the device and can hack up the games i.e most popular online games. To get rid of this virus you can reset your device but this isn’t proved to be fully effective all the time.

#4 Hummingbad

The device affected with this virus can download and install apps to the device by itself, steal up the information without your permission and hence left you to feel snubbed from inside as if you have lost up the control of your data as well as the device.

#5 Cloned and Copied Apps

The apps related to some popular apps or any such clone of the app that you could download through the third party stores can push you in trouble as it can cause up your device to retrieve all the information and send it to the hackers or the spammers. To be secure always you should not use up the third party sources or install clone apps of any such popular apps which could be a planned idea of the hackers.
And after reading up to this article you have got up some idea about the most dangerous viruses that can attack Android devices and hence can harm up to the device. The main reason for writing this article is to just make you aware of the Viruses that could also be there on the Android devices and to make your device safe as you would be installing up the Antivirus apps. Just make your device safer by using up the Antivirus software!