Android barcode scanner with 10 million+ downloads infects users

A benign barcode scanner with more than 10 million downloads from Google Play has been caught receiving an upgrade that turned it to the dark side, prompting the search-and-advertising giant to remove it.
Barcode Scanner, one of dozens of such apps available in the official Google app repository,…

Link: Android barcode scanner with 10 million+ downloads infects users
via arstechnica.com

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