Researchers at security firm Check Point last week discovered a second, widespread malware campaign on Google’s app store dubbed “Judy”. The auto-clicking adware was found on 41 apps developed by a Korean company and uses infected devices to generate large amounts of fraudulent clicks on advertisements, generating revenues for the perpetrators behind it. By the time it was discovered it had been downloaded on up to 18.5 million mobile devices. the malicious code may have been on the devices for years.
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