Hundreds of Malicious Antivirus Apps Put Users at Risk - RiskIQ

Hundreds of Malicious Antivirus Apps Put Users at Risk

Leveraging the threat of malware infections to drive downloads of potentially unwanted programs, worthless mobile apps, and even malware isn’t limited to WannaCry. Using RiskIQ’s mobile database, hundreds of examples of apps that claimed to help defend mobile phones were found, instead, to be preying on unsuspecting users by pushing adware, trojans, and other malware.

Download our latest infographic to find out how many ‘antivirus’ mobile apps are leveraging the threat of malware infections to drive app downloads.