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Malware on Google Play

By John Leyden

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More apps with malware have been found in Google's app store.

Several applications are infected with the "Viking Horde" malware, including Viking Jump, Wi-Fi Plus, Memory Booster, Parrot Copter, and Simple 2048, security firm Check Point warns. The Viking Horde malware creates a mobile botnet for ad-click fraud and scamming messages to premium-rate numbers. ®

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