Group of security researchers discovered thousands of Android apps contain hidden backdoors and blacklists.

A lot of research was conducted to come up with Cyber Crime Alert software that allows experts to uncover hidden behavior in thousands of Android apps. The first thing that experts can do is to scan for any suspicious behaviors in the apps and provide instant warnings about this behavior. The experts can further help prevent and curb such bad behaviors.

With smartphones being part of our every-day lives, millions of applications are being used everyday for a variety of activities. The Cyber research uncovered 12,706 applications with backdoor secrets which allow secret access keys, master passwords to control over your smartphone and access sensitive data without even you know it.

Researchers those took initiative to conducted the research informed the developers of the apps this is dangerous for users, but the most of them didn’t bother even to respond.

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