Android users warned as single Google Play Store app infects 10million devices – Express

In their study MalwareBytes also shared a brief video revealing the wicked code in action.In the clip

the home screen of an Android device is revealed, and out of nowhere the browser opens up.The internet browser heads to a spam page with an annoying advert that attempts to get the targeted user to download an app.Prior to the Barcode Scanner app being removed the download had actually received tens of thousands of favorable reviews.While the app has been eliminated from the Play Store,

if you still have the app on your Android phone then you might be at risk.If you have downloaded installed Barcode Scanner previously then MalwareBytes encourages removing the app by hand.

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