Your portable mobile scanner is infected with malware!!
What is Malware?
Malware is a program/file that is harmful to a computer/smartphone user. Malware can be viruses, worms, Trojan horses or spyware. This program performs different types of functions like stealing user data, taking control over a specific computer function or system. Malware can monitor or even delete sensitive data without user's permission.
What is Cam scanner?
Why should I uninstall the Cam scanner app(Android users)?
Steps To take backup of your files from Camscanner:
Till now the app was running smoothly but in recent versions of the app the security researchers have found malicious malware which was contained in app's advertising library, this malware is known as Trojan-Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n. So what this Trojan malicious code does is downloads more malicious codes into your smartphone and make you sign up into paid services without your knowledge!!
You should delete the app from your phone until the app developers officially announce and upload a stable malware free version on the play store.
- There are many old versions of the app on play store like Cam Scanner HD etc. but you should avoid downloading such versions as it may contain the malicious code.
What if i need the stable malware free version ?
If you still need malware free version now, download the apk file provided by camscanner.
Download the malware free apk file now by clicking this link- https://t.co/79tt0IrMdw
Official Statement from Camscanner: