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CamScanner- An app which was handy between medical students, residents as well as Doctors for exchanging notes, for saving the reports, for sharing the PDF versions of all the files have been removed by Google. The application was recently found as a front for distributing malware on smart devices. Now, the search giant is getting rid of the app from Play Store.

Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab revealed in its recent vulnerability report that CamScanner has been carrying malware. The app is a popular photo-scanning app that allows users to create PDF and has OCR capabilities.

The app has been found containing a malware module identified as ‘Trojan-Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n’ by Kaspersky Lab. This particular malware has been previously spotted in a few apps that came pre-installed on some Chinese smartphones. The malware has been found only on the Android version of CamScanner app.

It seems that the iOS version, which is still available, is not infected in any way. The researchers also note that the app is called by different names such as Phone PDF Creator and CamScanner-Scanner.

Check Point Software Technologies recently showed how Agent Smith malware affected over 25 million Android devices. It showed that 15 million of those devices were affected in India.

So for continuing the same sharing and capturing the laboratory reports, instead of CamScanner, you can also use other apps like Microsoft Office Lens:
Adobe Scan:
for your document sharing and capturing.

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Should I uninstall it then?
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