Google Removes 8 Deceptive Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play Store — 120 More Fake Crypto Apps Found Online

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected over 120 deceptive cryptocurrency mining apps online. Some of them were found in the Google Play Store, which the internet giant promptly removed. However, there are still “numerous concerning applications of the same type” in the store, and “Some of these apps have even been downloaded more than 100,000 times.”