Here’s how malicious Android apps are sneaking malware onto your phone

Here’s how malicious Android apps are sneaking malware onto your phone
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If you’ve ever wondered why those pesky pop-ups are showing up on your Android phone, you may be shocked to learn that it could be infected with malware — and it might have came through the official Google Play Store.

As Bleeping Computer points out in a new report, malicious app developers have been using a surprisingly successful trick to sneak malware into the Google Play Store, and ultimately onto your phone. The method is performed using something called "droppers," which is a type of code hidden deep within an app that attacks a device with malware in multiple stages. 

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