Google Play recently removed 17 apps identified by security company Zscaler to contain malicious adware code. These apps bombard users with unwanted advertisements and collect marketing-type data about them. If you’re one of the thousands of users worldwide who downloaded at least one of these apps, here’s a quick guide to finding and uninstalling them.
Sophos recently reported that there are 15 adware apps in Google Play, and more than 1.3 million Android users worldwide have downloaded at least one of them. These apps display unwanted advertisements on your device and collect marketing-type data about you, generating revenue for their operators in the process.