These Android apps are stealing Facebook passwords, delete them immediately

These 9 Android apps come with a Trojan that will steal your Facebook passwords. Delete them immediately if these are installed on your Android phone.

The malicious apps were identified by researchers from Dr. Web, an anti-virus program for PC and phones. At the time of writing, the apps have already been removed by Google from the Play Store.

These Android apps are stealing Facebook passwords

Combined, the apps have been downloaded over 5.8 million times.

  1. PIP Photo
  2. Processing Photo
  3. Rubbish Cleaner
  4. Inwell Fitness
  5. Horoscope Daily
  6. App Lock Keep
  7. Lockit Master
  8. Horoscope Pi
  9. App lock Manager

So, what should you do if you have the apps on your phone or if you have used them? First, you should uninstall the app.

Next, log on to your Facebook account and immediately change your password. You can check out our tutorial on how to do it. Make sure to use a strong password.

ALSO READ: How to deactivate your Facebook, Instagram & Twitter accounts

We recommend you add an extra layer of protection by activating two-factor authentication or 2FA. This way, even if your password was compromised, they would still need to enter a code to proceed.

Via: Lifehacker

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