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Symantec Helps Google Remove 29 Apps Containing Malware from the Play Store

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http://www.talkandroid.com – For those of you who are worried about the increasing concern of malware hidden in select apps that make it into the Google Play store, you can rest easier knowing that Google and Symantec are hard at work trying to spot the culprits. Symantec has recently identified 29 apps containing malware that ultimately targeted Japanese markets. All the apps were removed by Google and seemed to have a common code so it is believed that one group is culpable for the offence. Once the corrupt app was installed to a users device, it would connect to a server to download the apps content but at the same ti (IT news)