ESET research team from Slovakia have discovered more than 30 fake applications available for download on the Google Play Store.
The malicious applications, which pretended to be cheats for the popular Minecraft game, have been installed by more than 600.000 Android users.
“The seriousness of this threat lies in the fact that it may have been downloaded by almost three million users from the official Google Play store,“ says Lukas Stefanko, Malware Researcher at ESET.
More information about the scareware threatening Android users is available in report on WeLiveSecurity.com.Raphael Labaca Castro
Editor in Chief, WeLiveSecurity.com