Apple removes 18 iOS apps for fraudulent advertising activity
Apple has removed 18 iOS apps after determining they were being used to earn money for cybercriminals by conducting ad fraud.
The apps were found to be secretly clicking adverts to earn the attacker cash. While such conduct is not intrusive and may not even be noticeable by the user, it can slow down the device, use more data, and/or drain the battery faster.
Security researchers at Wandera discovered 17 of the infected apps which spanned a wide range of categories including productivity, utilities, and...