Google confirm to remove the application that was involved in the fraud, advertising

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Confirmed company Google to remove applications that are emphasis on the participation in the fraud, advertising, where he managed more than 125 application and the location of the theft of millions of does via pop-up ads.

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Came the report of BuzzFeed recently to reveal the size of the network that was involved in the scam ad, which included more than 125 sites and apps in the Google Play.

The process has started fraud advertising through the purchase of emerging applications, and then launch on the internet through shell companies in Cyprus, Malta, Britain, Israel and also Bulgaria.

As the work of this network to track the behavior of users in using the applications, and then inflate the visits to false for such apps and websites to attract advertisers, to publish phony ads within apps, as the keenness of these young people who carried out the fraud to hide the pseudorandom data of the visitors to these apps for tracking applications to discover the fraud.

Also select the report BuzzFeed applications contained in the fraud, in games in particular, along with other apps such as flashlight, apply a selfie, apply healthy eating.

As pointed out in the report that such apps have been downloaded by users more than 115 million times, including by the application of EverythingMe, which reached 20 million times in the analysis.

Do not pass more than a week on the confirmation of the search giant’s largest operations, fraud, advertising that are on the internet, but Google is working rapidly to keep track of such apps and sites, with the delete the apps that came in the process of the Google Play Store.

Recall that the applications that carried out the scam on the advertisers managed to get 10 million dollars from advertisers to post ads false according to the statements of Google, except that the company Pixalate, which spotted the scam from the beginning, laid the estimates of up to $ 75 million annually.

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