The Mobile Threat team of CheckPoint researchers have found new campaign of adware on Play Store. Researchers have found 200+ adware applications and 150 millions downloads. Google has taken action and start to removing infected applications from Google Playstore.

What is Simbad?

Checkpoint –  

‘SimBad’ is divided in 3 parts – Phishing, Exposure, and Show Ads. Using Open URL capabilities in browser, an attacker can create phishing pages for multiple platforms and open them in browser.

The capability to open 9Apps and PlayStore, The attacker can get exposure for other attackers and increase hit profits. Also, an attacker can take control of the device and install the remote application from the designated server.

Names of application

App Name# Installs
Snow Heavy Excavator Simulator1,00,00,000
Hoverboard Racing50,00,000
Real Tractor Farming Simulator50,00,000
Ambulance Rescue Driving50,00,000
Heavy Mountain Bus Simulator 201850,00,000
Fire Truck Emergency Driver50,00,000
Farming Tractor Real Harvest Simulator50,00,000
Car Parking Challenge50,00,000
Speed Boat Jet Ski Racing50,00,000
Water Surfing Car Stunt50,00,000
Offroad Wood Transport Truck Driver 201850,00,000
Volumen booster & Equalizer50,00,000
Prado Parking Adventure50,00,000
Oil Tanker Transport Truck Driver50,00,000
Monster Truck Demolition10,00,000
Hummer taxi limo simulator10,00,000
Excavator Wrecking Ball Demolition Simulator10,00,000
Offroad Gold Transport Truck Driver 201810,00,000
Sea Animals Truck Transport Simulator10,00,000
Water Surfing Motorbike Stunt10,00,000
Police Chase10,00,000
Police Plane Transporter10,00,000
Ambulance Driver Extreme Rescue10,00,000
Hovercraft Racer10,00,000
Cars Transport Truck Driver 201810,00,000
Motorbike Pizza Delivery10,00,000
Heavy Excavator – Stone Cutter Simulator10,00,000
Bottle shoot archery10,00,000
Offroad buggy car racing10,00,000
Garbage Truck – City trash cleaning simulator10,00,000
Tanks Attack10,00,000
Dinosaur Park – Train Rescue10,00,000
Pirate Ship Boat Racing 3D10,00,000
Flying taxi simulator10,00,000
Jetpack Water10,00,000
Volumen Booster10,00,000
Animal Farming Simulator10,00,000
Monster Truck10,00,000
Offroad jeep car racing10,00,000
Flying Car Stunts On Extreme Tracks10,00,000
Tractor Farming 201810,00,000
Impossible Farming Transport Simulator10,00,000
Volumen Booster10,00,000
Mustang Rally Championship10,00,000
Deleted Photo Recovery10,00,000
Speed Boat Racing10,00,000
Super Cycle Jungle Rider10,00,000
My name on Live Wallpaper10,00,000
Magical Unicorn Dash10,00,000
Super Cycle Jungle Rider10,00,000
Love Caller Screen10,00,000
Racing Car Stunts On Impossible Tracks10,00,000
Racing Car Stunts On Impossible Tracks 210,00,000
Urban Limo Taxi Simulator10,00,000
Tractor Farming Simulator10,00,000
Camper Van Driving10,00,000
Bottle Shoot Sniper 3D10,00,000
Full Screen Incoming Call10,00,000
Beard mustache hairstyle changer Editor10,00,000
Volumen Booster10,00,000
girlfriend photo editor10,00,000
Mobile Number Tracker & Locator10,00,000
Garden Photo Editor10,00,000
Fortune Wheel10,00,000
Farming Transport Simulator 201810,00,000
OffRoad Tractor Transport10,00,000
my name on live wallpaper10,00,000
Flying Ambulance Emergency Rescue5,00,000
Mustang Driving Car Race5,00,000
Waterpark Car Racing5,00,000
Impossible Tracks – Extreme Trucks5,00,000
Flying Motorbike Stunts5,00,000
Fire Truck Emergency Rescue – Driving Simulator5,00,000
Heavy Snow Excavator Snowplow Simulator5,00,000
Water Skiing5,00,000
Women Make Up and Hairstyle Photo Maker5,00,000
Mountain Bus Simulator5,00,000
Van Pizza5,00,000
Truck Transport and Parking Simulator5,00,000
Hoverboard Racing Spider Attack5,00,000
Motorsport Race Championship5,00,000
Demolition Derby5,00,000
Love Caller with love ringtones5,00,000
House Transport Truck – Moving Van Simulator5,00,000
Heavy Excavator Stone Driller Simulator5,00,000
Super Cycle Downhill Rider5,00,000
Extreme Rally Championship5,00,000
Missile Attack Army Truck5,00,000
Caller Location & Mobile Location Tracker5,00,000
Mobile number locator5,00,000
My name on Live Wallpaper5,00,000
City Metro Bus Pk Driver Simulator 20175,00,000
Full Screen Incoming Call5,00,000
Man Casual Shirt Photo Suit5,00,000
American muscle car race5,00,000
Offroad Nuclear Waste Transport – Truck Driver5,00,000
Mad Cars Fury Racing1,00,000
High Wheeler Speed Race1,00,000
Number Coloring1,00,000
Camper Van Race Driving Simulator 20181,00,000
Unicorn Float – Speed Race1,00,000
Dual Screen Browser1,00,000
Harvest Timber Simulator1,00,000
Hot Micro Racers1,00,000
Lara Unicorn Dash1,00,000
Wingsuit Simulator1,00,000
Food Truck Driving Simulator1,00,000
Dog Race Simulator1,00,000
SUV car – parking simulator1,00,000
Phone Finder1,00,000
Phone number locator1,00,000
Gallery Lock1,00,000
Secret screen recorder1,00,000
Face Beauty Makeup1,00,000
Christmas letters to santa and three wise man1,00,000
Deleted Files recovery1,00,000
Dual Screen Browser1,00,000
Broken Screen – Cracked Screen1,00,000
Garden Photo Editor1,00,000
Modi Photo Frame 21,00,000
Love Caller Screen1,00,000
Anti Theft & Full Battery Alarm1,00,000
Love Caller Screen 21,00,000
Voice reading for SMS. Whatsapp & text sms1,00,000
Name on Pic-Name art1,00,000
Speed Boat Racing1,00,000
Train Driving Simulator1,00,000
Super Cycle Rider1,00,000
Racing Horse Championship 3D1,00,000
Move App To SD Card 20161,00,000
Pop Toy Creator1,00,000
Photo Live Wallpaper50,000
Magical Unicorn Dash50,000
Truck Wheel of Death50,000
Live Translator50,000
Volume Control Widget50,000
World cup 2018 football shirt maker50,000
Girlfriend Photo Editor 250,000
My Photo on Music Player50,000
Garden Photo Editor50,000
Fortune Wheel Deluxe50,000
Extreme Motorcycle Racer50,000
Offroad Snow Bike – Christmas Racing50,000
Bottle Shoot50,000
Photo Background Changer 201750,000
Offroad Christmas Tree Transport50,000
Tank Transport Army Truck50,000
Flag face paint: World Cup 201810,000
World Cup 2018 Teams Flags Live Wallpaper10,000
Selfie Camera10,000
Missile Attack Army Truck10,000
Max Player10,000
Flash Alert – Flash on Call10,000
Photo Video Maker with Music10,000
Brain Games & IQ Test10,000
Audio Video Mixer10,000
Pop Toy Creator 210,000
Flash on Call and SMS10,000
Heart Photo Frames10,000
Shayari 201710,000
Photo on Birthday Cake10,000
Nature Photo Frames10,000
Calendar 2018 Photo Frame10,000
Christmas Truck Transport Simulator10,000
Modern Santa – Christmas van drive10,000
Change your voice10,000
Moster vs Water10,000
EDIT Flowers Photo Frames10,000
Photo Video Maker with Music10,000
Toilet Paper Race10,000
Dog Crazy Race Simulator10,000
Luxury Photo Frame10,000
Bike Wheel of Death10,000
World Famous Photo Frames10,000
Heavy Snow Excavator Christmas Rescue10,000
Deleted Files Recovery10,000
Football Results & Stats Analyzer5,000
3D Photo Frame Cube Live Wallpaper5,000
Green Hill PhotoFrame5,000
Christmas Magic Board5,000
Animal Parts Photo Editor5,000
DSLR Camera Blur5,000
Car Photo Frame5,000
Hands Slap Game5,000
4D Maa Durga Live Wallpaper5,000
Men Sweatshirt Photo Editor1,000
Connect Letters. Words Game1,000
Recover Deleted Pictures1,000
Custom Radio Alarm Clock1,000
Anti-spam Calls1,000
Compatibility Test1,000
Dual Screen Browser1,000
Magic Glow Live Wallpaper1,000
Porgy Virtual Pet1,000
Tap the Ball1,000
Clock Live Wallpaper1,000
Royale Stats1,000
Fire text photo frame1,000
Christmas greetings card1,000
Best App Lock1,000
DJ Photo Frames1,000
Auto Call redial500
Guess the picture500


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