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700000 Apps Removed By Google From Play Store That Hijacked Phones For DDoS Attacks

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search giant Google recently threw out as many as android apps from its play store. Many of these apps had over 5 million downloads.

a team of researchers from several top tech firms has written a post to share information about the cyber attacks from a botnet that affected a number of apps on google play store this month.

the team also wished to know what is being done to curb further ambushes by cyber criminals

according to the post published by cloud delivery firm Akamai late on Monday, multiple content delivery networks (cdns) and content providers were subjected to significant attacks from a botnet dubbed ‘wirex’ on August 17. ---------

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