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Beware the adware

Google Play has removed 85 fake apps from their store this week, all of them found to contain similar adware. Many of the apps claimed to be video channels or racing games, but by far the most popular was “Easy Universal TV Remote,” which had been downloaded over 5 million times. Together, all 85 fakes apps have been downloaded over 9 million times by users around the world.

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