New Android adware hits thousands of apps, can’t be removed

More than 20,000 adware samples masqueraded as legitimate apps, like Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter.

Researchers have found a new type of Android malware found in thousands of apps, posing as popular titles — including Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and more.

Making matters worse, it’s almost impossible to remove, forcing a user to replace their device entirely.

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