Malware-laden Android Games caught spreading Adware to more than 4.5 million Android users

An Android app component designed to provide inter-user chatting capabilities was found to be opening websites and clicking on ads in Android devices’ background. This malicious component, according to a report released last week, is part of a software development kit or SDK offered by a Chinese company is known as呀呀云 (Ya Ya Yun).

A lot of Android app developers use the software development kit of Ya Ya Yun in adding an instant messaging feature to the games that they create. Meaning to say, Android games use the SDK for chat purposes and will free up developers to cater to other features of the game. This kind of design practice of using an SDK to offload many app features…
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  1. Security experts were able to identify this malicious behavior on 27 Android games that are all available in the Google Play Store which are installed in over 4.5 million devices.9Apps VidMate Mobdro

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