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9 apps you should delete from your iPhone

By Mitchell

Sep 29, 2022

We hear a lot about malware and adware apps that look like Android apps, but it's rare for fake iOS apps

Apps you should Delete

But HUMAN's Satori Threat Intelligence & Research team has found 10 iPhone apps that, when installed, "commit several different kinds of advertising fraud."

Apps you should Delete

In a lengthy blog post about the Charybdis and Scylla operations, researchers found that more than 10 iOS apps and about 75 Android apps "contained code that pretended to be other, legitimate games for advertising purposes

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All of the apps that the researchers found were copies of popular games that have since been taken off the App Store:

Apps you should Delete

– Fire-Wall – Loot the Castle – Ninja Critical Hit – Racing Legend 3D – Rope Runner

Apps you should Delete

– Run Bridge – Shinning Gun – Tony Runs – Wood Sculptor

Apps you should Delete

The researchers didn’t uncover any security risk, but background processes and transmission could impact performance and battery life.

Apps you should Delete

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