DroidDream Malware Found in Android Market Apps

Google on confirmed that it has removed a number of Android apps from its Android Market for policy violations but declined to say how many apps it had removed.

Lookout is calling the malware DroidDream. Another security firm, Kaspersky, says the malware tries to gather data about the user and his or her device, including product ID, device type, language, country, and userID, and then tries to upload this information to a remote server.

Here is a list of Apps that have been found to have the DroidDream Malware in them:

Full list of infected applications published by “Myournet”:

Falling Down
Super Guitar Solo
Super History Eraser
Photo Editor
Super Ringtone Maker
Super Sex Positions
Hot Sexy Videos
Hilton Sex Sound
Screaming Sexy Japanese Girls
Falling Ball Dodge
Scientific Calculator
Dice Roller
Advanced Currency Converter
App Uninstaller
Funny Paint
Spider Man

Full list of infected applications published by “Kingmall2010″:

Bowling Time
Advanced Barcode Scanner
Supre Bluetooth Transfer
Task Killer Pro
Music Box
Sexy Girls: Japanese
Sexy Legs
Advanced File Manager
Magic Strobe Light
Panzer Panic
Mr. Runner
Advanced App to SD
Super Stopwatch & Timer
Advanced Compass Leveler
Best password safe

Full list of infected apps under the developer name “we20090202″:

Finger Race
Bubble Shoot
Advanced Sound Manager
Magic Hypnotic Spiral
Funny Face
Color Blindness Test
Tie a Tie
Quick Notes
Basketball Shot Now
Quick Delete Contacts
Omok Five in a Row
Super Sexy Ringtones

If you have any of these apps installed on your device it is a good idea to get rid of them.  We all knew it would happen sooner or later so watch out for reputable publishers.  Good luck and watch what you install.

Read more about this at:

InformationWeek and Lookout Mobile Security

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