Security company Proofpoint has revealed that apps that target faiths are being used with hidden malware. 

Proofpoint isn’t revealing which exact apps are affected but confirmed that they are in the process of disclosure with the affected developers and vendors of the affected apps. 

The apps include Bibles, Qurans, and other related religious apps, across the Google Play marketplace for Android devices. 

Proofpoint analyzed over 5,600 unique Bible apps (4,154 for Android and 1,500 for Apple’s iOS), including 208 that contained known malicious code and 140 were classified as “high risk” based on their behavior, all for the Android platform. 

Source Forbes 

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