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Android Users Warned Of Rogue Adware

  • The Drum, Thursday, February 5, 2015 7:21 AM

Android users have been warned to be on the lookout for suspicious pop-ups on their devices after several popular apps on the Google PlayStore were found to contain malicious coding. Apps including card game ‘Durak’ which has reportedly been downloaded a total of 10 million times, ‘IQ Test’ (five million downloads) and ‘History app’ (50,000 downloads) were found to contain malicious coding. The adware reportedly lies dormant in the system for a month before activating deceptive pop-ups claiming the device’s software is out of date.

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