Google Play apps promised free shoes, but users got ad fraud malware instead

Google has removed an undisclosed number of Android applications from the official Google Play Store that the company says were part of an ad fraud botnet. Named Terracotta, this botnet was discovered by the Satori mobile security team at White Ops, a security firm specialized in identifying bot behavior.

Link: Google Play apps promised free shoes, but users got ad fraud malware instead
via http://www.zdnet.com

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