Ad Click Bots Discovered in Games Apps in Google Play Store

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According to researchers, some game apps in the Google Play store are harboring links to ad click bot malware, and it's reckoned the apps have been downloaded by as much as 80 million times.

https://www.webmasterworld.com/foo/4851655.htm

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Not suprising

Mobile ads perform much more poorly than desktop. It takes a brave soul to bid within the app store, even without click fraud...especially given that amounts of accidental clicks that occur on mobile devices. Mobile ads is an area that google is notoriously weak on, even beyond this malware issue....

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