Adware

Agent Smith Malware Infecting Android Apps, Devices for Adware

July 16, 2019

New mobile malware Agent Smith targets Android devices to install malicious versions of popular apps. The malware displays fraudulent ads for the attackers' financial gain but can be further used for bigger attacks. Google has removed the malicious apps.

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Adware: Adware or "advertising-supported software" refers to any piece of software or application that displays advertisements, usually through pop-up or pop-under windows. While they may be annoying to some users, adware are not inherently malicious and are   Read more