Source of FalseGuide adware is none other than Google Play store
Security issues surrounding Google’s Android operating system are a weekly occurrence.
The researchers had detected a new strain of malware on Google Play was hidden in at least 45 guide apps for games, developed by “Анатолий Хмеленко.”.
Some of the apps were successfully uploaded to Google Play as long ago as November 2016, and have accumulated “an astounding number of downloads.”
Indeed, the researchers now estimate that there are nearly 2 million infected Android users.
“At the beginning of April, two new malicious apps were uploaded to Google Play containing this malware, and Check Point notified Google once again.”