Hi everyone,
Security researchers at Doctor Web have identified a list of over 100 apps that contain the Spin Okay malware/spyware. These apps have been downloaded almost half a billion times worldwide, with some having over 100 million users. If your device has been unintentionally infected with this spyware, your personal data, including banking passwords, is at serious risk. Cybercriminals actively target such information. You can read the full advisory from Dr Web for more information or ensure your phone has no infected apps installed.

Below is a list of the top 10 apps with embedded spyware. You can also follow this link to view the complete list:

  1. Noizz: video editor with music (at least 100,000,000 installations)
  2. Zapya – File Transfer, Share (at least 100,000,000 installations; trojan module present in version 6.3.3 to 6.4)
  3. VFly: video editor & video maker (at least 50,000,000 installations)
  4. MVBit – MV video status maker (at least 50,000,000 installations)
  5. Biugo – video maker & video editor (at least 50,000,000 installations)
  6. Crazy Drop (at least 10,000,000 installations)
  7. Cashzine – Earn money reward (at least 10,000,000 installations)
  8. Fizzo Novel – Reading Offline (at least 10,000,000 installations)
  9. CashEM: Get Rewards (at least 5,000,000 installations)
  10. Tick: watch to earn (at least 5,000,000 installations)

Please check your phone for any of these applications. If you find any installed, remove them immediately and contact the privacy care team. They will guide you on how to reset your device securely.

For any questions or advice about our tips, please get in touch with the privacy care team. They are available 24/7, every day of the week. We’re always here to help.

Best regards,
Max Roberts.