Godless dangerous Android malware infecting through Google Play is detected by Trend Micro, famous antivirus firm. It silently gain root access to 90% of the Android smartphones available right now in the market.
Phone users think that installing apps from official app stores like Google Play is sufficient to safeguard their devices from the viruses. But the latest malware went beyond that belief.
There are a large number of Android apps which pretending as the official versions of the popular apps on Google Play Store. They carry the same Android developer certificate of the original app. Thus they survived even with Google security checks.
People think they are downloading official app, but most of the times they end with fake apps which already modified with malicious code.
the Godless Malware works based on “Android rooting tools” framework which achieve root access to the majority of the Android devices without leaving any clue to the end user.
Once the root access gained “Godless” malware listen for the instructions from the Command and Control server operated by the hackers. It will begin to deploy unwanted programs into our Android smartphones.
So now onwards, before installing any app from trusted sources like Google Play, etc. also, it is better idea to read reviews from the other users. After examining everything, you will get confidence on those apps.