Over 50 Android Apps for Kids on Google Play Store Caught in Ad Fraud Scheme

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By [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan) More than 50 Android apps on the Google Play Store—most of which were designed for kids and had racked up almost 1 million downloads between them—have been caught using a new trick to secretly click on ads without the knowledge of smartphone users.

Dubbed “Tekya,” the malware in the apps imitated users’ actions to click ads from advertising networks such as Google’s AdMob, AppLovin’,

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