Android users on phones and tablets possibly got malicious code from some apps

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The hidden code is an adware and the produced pop-up messages look like system notifications. A message transmitted is forcing the owners of the infected devices to install some software. You get re-directed to harmful threats on fake pages, like dubious app stores and apps that attempt to send premium SMS behind your back or to apps that simply collect too much of your data for comfort while offering you no additional value,” described facts the Avast’s malware analyst Filip Chytry. Other apps alleged to be involved are a Russian language IQ test, a Russian history educational tool, video games, wedding planning software and cookery tips and more. Finally, Google pulled down some apps from its store.

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