10m users affected on GooglePlayStore
Trend Micro Inc. a Japanese multinational cyber security and defense company has revealed that 85 “Potentially Dangerous” and Fake Apps pertaining to adware family hiding as game, TV and remote control simulating apps has affected at least 10 million users by this 2019.
The modus operandi of this simulator app is to show full-screen advertisements and then tracking the device’s unlocking action pattern while running in the background.
For over 30 years, Trend Micro’s unwavering vision has been to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. The company alerted users to choose wisely and download the apps they really need.