Oct 28, 2019

Android's Adware Campaigns saw Around 8 Million Downloads

Android seems to have come up with its own adware campaign which seems to be affecting millions of users. The adware had been active since over a year and it includes around 42 apps. 

Out of the 42 apps, Google Play Store still includes around 21 apps which now seems to have been removed. Most of the apps were related to gaming and on its launch send data that includes battery status, OS version , free storage, etc.

A student in Vietnam was responsible for tracking down the adware campaign. 
Read more at androidheadlines.com

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