Google bans app developer with 600 million downloads for being a fake click farm

Google bans app developer with 600 million downloads for being a fake click farm

Suspecting malicious cyber attacks and data breach possibilities, Google is removing apps from a Chinese Android app developer DO Global which holds roughly 100 apps in the Play Store with over 600 million installs. At least six apps have were found to have been coded to commit ad fraud through fake clicks, according to findings from researchers Check Point and Method Media Intelligence.

Barra Cudda
Barra Cudda 8 months

Deeply hypocritical of google to ban someone for sharing user data with governments

Nuclear Jellyfish
Nuclear Jellyfish 8 months


Laughter in the Shadows
Laughter in the Shadows 8 months

is this about malicious intent or that Google is making cencered servers for China and this is apart of the cencering? were the Chinese government wants to control what information their people see and create. 🤔🤨🤔 very suspicious 🤔🤨🤔 not something to act on right away but to keep note of...

Randy Whaley
Randy Whaley 8 months

Baidu crap again? Should have banned their fraud butts last time. Their apps are mostly the worst ad infested crap on Google Play, their apps never do what they claim, they just keep spitting them out like a crack whore having kids one after the other to get more well fare money, und their spyware apps always calling home 24/7 using resource, draining battery. Their PC software ist even worse with virus infections. Google, ASUS, NETGEAR, und so many others should never have done business with them. Baidu ist into more people's personal business und private information than Google. I would a months pay that they are spies/hackers for the Chinese government.

Mark Oulaghan
Mark Oulaghan 8 months

main reason they don't like you side loading apps that's why ES file explorer is gone their reason for this is a joke

Rburgoxd 8 months

Well black mart it is

Seed 8 months

Most Chinese companies can't be trusted; blame the Chinese Communist Party for that

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