TEHRAN (Tasnim) – 13 now-removed malware-ridden Google Play Store apps had been installed by over 560,000 Android users, a report said.
A few of the apps – all created by the same individual – were even promoted within the Play Store’s “Trending” section, according to security researcher Lukas Stefanko.
It’s no secret that Google’s Play Store isn’t the best-policed app store out there. Malicious and nonfunctional apps appear on the store regularly, and they don’t always get removed in a timely manner, Tech Spot reported.
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