Driving apps pulled from Google Play for reportedly installing Android malware over 560,000 times

Nov 21, 2018 - Mashable

As many as 13 games available to download in the Google Play Store were actually Android malware and downloaded more than 560,000 times, a security researcher said this week.

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The apps, listed as car and truck simulators and racing games, are no longer on the storeTechCrunch reports that an Android security researcher found that the games were just a cover to download malware in the background.