New Adware Found In Google Play Apps With Millions Of Downloads


A Huge Amount Of Malware/Adware Found In Google Play Apps In The App Store…Check Out This Article By Tech Crunch, You Need To See If You Have Any Of The Few Listed Here!!!

TechCrunch

A new report from security firm Avast out this morning reveals the discovery of a new form of malware on the Google Play store, which begins to display advertisements disguised as warning messages to end users when they unlock their Android smartphones. What’s interesting about this malware – or adware, as it’s better known – is that some of the applications where it was discovered already have a large number of installs. For instance, a card game app called Durak has 5 to 10 million installs, according to the data on Google Play.

Explains Avast researcher Filip Chytry, the malware was first brought to the company’s attention by way of a comment on the Avast forums, and, initially, he didn’t think much of it.

However, when he examined it further, he realized that the apps where the malware was found actually have a fairly large target audience. The apps are…

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