"Google" eliminates applications affected by users of "Android" … Masrawy

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Friday 11 January 2019

Books – Assem Al-Ansari:

Google eliminated Google 85 applications from the store, "Google Play", after discovering that it was advertising-based advertising software that advertised full-screen ads on "Android" user devices.

According to Arab Technology News, developers of these applications hide behind the applications of television games and applications and applications to simulate remote controls, which have been collectively installed by 9 million "Android" users worldwide.

Trend Micro researchers have found that these applications have the ability to rain users' devices with full-screen ads at regular intervals or when users unlock their devices by monitoring screen-canceling features, where applications can view ads also in the case of Do not connect to the Internet, but is also able to hide and work in the background inside infected devices, making it difficult for users to identify and delete them.

The most popular application on the list was the "Easy Universal TV Remote" application, which was downloaded more than 5 million times before being removed, and received a 4-star rating from over 100 thousand users, with many complaints from users Audit Section.

Other applications included games like Prado Parking City 3D, Police Chase Extreme City 3D, Moto Racing and Parking Game, as well as similar applications to services like A / C Air Conditioner Remote, Garage Door Remote Control "and many others.

These ads trigger ads that are too dense and unmanageable to trigger an ad that generates money for the app publisher with every move and click. Hidden ads in the background show a full screen ad every 15 or 30 seconds on the user's device. Micro "reported the results, which in turn immediately removed these applications from their store after the report has been validated.

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