There’s been a recent outbreak of malware on Android, and it came from an unlikely source—the Google Play Store. Several established apps have received updates over the past couple of weeks that contained an unwanted add-on called either DU Quick Charge, DU Battery Boost, DU Boost Charge, DU Speed Charge, DU Speed Booster, or another name starting with DU.

It’s not particularly malicious, but these DU add-ons take over your lock screen to display ads while your device is charging. And to make matters worse, the malware is hidden within other apps, so it can be hard to find the true source of… more

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