Vietnamese student behind Android adware strain that infected millions

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

ESET researchers have tracked down the author of a recent wave of Android adware to a university student living in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The student is the author of at least 42 Android apps that have been uploaded on the official Google Play Store. The apps, installed more than eight million times, contained a new strain of Android adware that ESET codenamed Ashas (Android/AdDisplay.Ashas).

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