Over 50 Google Play Apps Found Serving Adware, Warn Security Researchers

Dozens of applications available on Google Play were found delivering a strain of adware capable of collecting users’ personal information. Security researchers at Sophos identified the adware library as Android XavirAd and its information-stealing component as Andr/Infostl-BK. Detected in more than 50 Google Play apps, including several with millions of downloads, XavirAd is believed to […]… Read More

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