- Google deletes 29 malicious beauty camera apps from Play Store.
- These apps used to serve users pornographic content and collect their data.
- A large number of downloads were seen in Asia, especially in India.
Google has removed 29 ‘Beauty Camera’ apps that used to collect the data, especially pictures, of the users who them installed on their phones. While some of these apps used to send pornographic content to users, others redirected them to phishing websites. Japanese IT security company Trend Micro says that some of these apps have millions of downloads, and a large number of the downloads originated from Asia - particularly India.