In this article, we will learn What is Andriod.PUA.DebugKey and is it safe or not. It is mostly discovered when scanning an APK file with virustotal like softwares.
What is Android.PUA.DebugKey?
Android.PUA.DebugKey is a warning displayed by Antiviruses when a file is checked on VirusTotal like services. Android.PUA.DebugKey is a common warning that we receive from Antiviruses whenever an application is using additional code in a package which show uncommon behaviour.
Android.PUA.DebugKey warning is displayed whenever when we check a software or application downloaded from unknown resources or we are using cracked versions of softwares and applications.
Most of the time, it is just a false positive but always take precautions and avoid using cracked and modified versions of applications and softwares.
How to Fix Android.PUA.DebugKey Error?
If you’re getting Android.PUA.DebugKey error on scanning APK file that you downloaded from a website, then you can fix the error by finding the actual cause of this error.
In most cases, the error is kind of false positive and cannot harm you. But staying at the safe side is very important so, If you’re downloading the APK from an untrusted source then you should avoid installing it on your device.
For developer, you can reverse engineer or extract the APK file and remove the code causing problem. Most of the time the code creating problem is found in classes.dex file.
Here are two softwares that can help you to reverse engineer or extract an APK file.
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