Malicious Android Apps Slip Through Google Play Protection

Multiple Android apps were found spying on users and recruiting victims’ devices into ad-fraud botnets. Security researchers have discovered at least half a dozen cases in which malicious Android apps slipped through the Google Play safety net to plant malware on Android devices. In a separate case, Android apps promised free shoes but instead delivered a botnet to victims’ phones.

Link: Malicious Android Apps Slip Through Google Play Protection
via http://www.darkreading.com

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