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A new malware scheme has been discovered that pushes fake antivirus to Android users via in-app advertising. Once installed, the trojan informs the victims they need to pay up to remove threats on their device. The malware in question, detected as "Android.Fakealert.4.origin" by Russian security firm Doctor Web, has been around since at least October 2012 according to the company.
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Criminals trick Android users with in-app ads for fake antivirus, charge to remove nonexistent threats http://t.co/jIVlLzMpXh by @epro

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