Android barcode scanner with 10 million+ downloads infects users

“Heads up, Android users! If you downloaded and use a barcode scanner for work or personal use, you need to check it immediately as it may be infected!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Virus/malware concerns are not only for your computers! According to this recent piece written by Dan Goodin for ars TECHNICA, millions of Android users have a now infected barcode reader app on their phones. Complicating things is the fact that the App was heavily downloaded in the Google Play store. While the App in question has been removed from the store, the burden of removing the App from phones already infected is currently on the user.

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