Click-fraud malware found in over 50 play store apps

Originally published at: Click-fraud malware found in over 50 play store apps

Researchers at Check Point have detected an auto-clicker malware that was active within Google’s Play Store. The malware, named Tekya, performs mobile ad fraud by imitating the actions of a phone owner, tapping adverts and banners from ad agencies like Google’s AdMob, AppLovin, Facebook and Unity. It was seen in more than 56 applications and…