Why CamScanner app removed from play store?

CamScanner app removed from app store

CamScanner, a document scanning app, reportedly contained malware and was removed by Google from the Play Store.

The CamScanner app was reportedly containing a Trojan malware, which the app developers say was apparently provided by a third-party called AdHub.

The company planning to take legal action against Adhub since injection of any suspicious code violates the company's security policy.

Researchers at Kaspersky discovered this malicious Trojan-Dropper module in CamScanner that could show intrusive ads and sign you up for paid subscriptions.

The malicious Trojan-Dropper module, which has been identified as, "Trojan-Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n."

The CamScanner app official tweet on this, 
ATTENTION, ALL ANDROID USERS! To address your recent concerns, we are here to make the following statement and you may download the new version: https://s.intsig.net/software/CamScanner-5.12.5.20190827-51253-Market-release.apk

CamScanner tweet on removing from play store


The CamScanner app is available on Android and iOS.  The app has 100million plus download before removing from play store.

The CamScanner app display ads for generating revenue, there were options for in-app purchases and buying a License separately for eliminating ads. 

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