Recently, a total of 36 Android apps were removed from the Google Play Store. These apps were found to be fake security apps that were only posing as security and performance boosting apps which only contained necessary code to make them look like a legitimate security app.
According to security experts, the applications removed contained code which makes the apps display fake security alerts, intrusive ads as well as gather users’ personal data without them knowing. The real functionality of these apps came light recently when a researcher from Trend Micro named Lorin Wu published a report with regards to these apps’ abusive traits.
Wu first spotted the fake Android Sec…
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