That anti-virus app you downloaded is probably a virus

Androids Antivirus is a fake app that was downloaded more than 3,500 times and filled with malware.

In the wake of WannaCry, 27 different apps materialized promising to protect your phone from the global ransomware attack.

But wait: WannaCry, which ensnared more than 200,000 computers around the world, doesn’t target phones. It used an exploit, discovered by the National Security Agency and leaked by hackers, that targeted outdated Windows systems.

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