Malware on Google Play

By John Leyden


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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