But Not Before Millions Downloaded Them

February 5, 2015 12:03 AM

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Android users are being warned that three apps available in the Google Play store were found to contain malicious adware. By the time the discovery was publicized, millions of people had already downloaded them.

The apps -- "Durak Card Game," "Russian History" and a Russian-language IQ test -- were fairly popular, though they never reached "Candy Crush" levels of success. "Durak," the most popular of the three, may have been downloaded up to 10 million times, according to Filip Chytry, a malware analyst for...

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