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Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

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    Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

    Researchers from FireEye found that the malicious component, nicknamed Kemoge, has been seeded inside what appear to be legitimate apps offered on third-party application stores.

    "This is another malicious adware family, possibly written by Chinese developers or controlled by Chinese hackers, spreading on a global scale that represents a significant threat," wrote Yulong Zhang, a staff research scientist with FireEye.

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