Almost 150 million users impacted by new SimBad Android adware

Up to 150 million users might have downloaded and installed an Android app on their phones that contained a new strain of adware named SimBad. The adware was disguised as an advertising kit named RXDrioder that all the impacted apps had used to control how ads were being shown to their users. But according to a report shared with ZDNet today by Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point, the RXDrioder makers were secretly using their kit’s code to hide malware inside other apps and hijack devices to show ads for their own profit.

Link: Almost 150 million users impacted by new SimBad Android adware
via http://www.zdnet.com

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