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Google deploys flamethrower on Android ad-fraud apps

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Adverts do bad things.

Ad blockers are a bad thing because the user is in control :-J

However, given the nature of the activities of this new strain of adware, it would seem that more sophisticated ad scanning and blocking will become a part of the mainstream internet security products. Also I'm not sure, but what we are seeing is the rise of a relatively new strain of malware, where the target isn't the host it is running on, but a third-party - in this case Google's ad network.

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