Android adware apps on Google Play amass two million installs


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Nov 10, 2017
Several malicious Google Play Android apps installed over 2 million times push intrusive ads to users while concealing their presence on the infected devices.

In their latest monthly mobile threat report, Doctor Web's analysts identified trojans on Google Play associated with the 'FakeApp,' 'Joker,' and the 'HiddenAds' malware families.

Of particular interest are the following four adware (HiddenAds) apps disguised as games:

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