Researchers identified eight malicious Android apps, mostly camera utilities, and children’s games, that were spreading a new data-stealing malware strain that also signs victims up for expensive premium services. The malware, named Haken, was found in apps is in the Google Play marketplace. Since it was discovered, victims have claimed that the malware signs them up for premium subscription services without permission and covertly. The eight apps have since been removed from the Play Marketplace, however, they had already been downloaded 50,000 times collectively. The apps functioned as advertised in the app description, performed an array of malicious functions behind the scenes.