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Be aware of the Ads Blocker Malware on Android device because it could steal your important data




As network technology is becoming advanced Malware has found various methods of attack and cause harm to the consumers by exploiting any programmable device, server, and network web.

A researcher at internet security company Malwarebytes, Nathan Collier has found a Malicious mobile application named Ads Blocker. This Malware attacks users by promising them to remove pesky ads that unwantedly display on their devices during online streaming.

This Ads Blocker actually displays the paid mobile Ads, even sometimes does the fake clicks on the ads so that the maker value of the Ads can be doubled in numbers.

This is the most common type of malware and can frustrate users by display a bunch of mobile ads or we can say use our valuable time and data to make money for themselves.

But have you ever think that what can this Malware is able to do besides crashing the molies ads on smartphones and what you should do to avoid them? No!, then let’s take a look at more information written below-

What can this Malware do to your smartphone:

  • Track your banking details
  • Access your device information
  • Introduces in your contact list
  • Access your contact number and emails address

With all this information and details, the Hackers can harm you in various ways including collect and sell your device, until you’re flooded with robocalls, texts and, also many ads.

What are the effects:

  • Ads are started to display no matter what app you are using
  • The app logo disappears after the installation
  • Excessive power consumption
  • Sometimes you see the apps you didn’t install on your phone

In case you are encountering these types of signs, you need to take some further actions to stop them.

How to prevent it:

It’s just really hard to completely avoid the attack but we can prevent Malware to attack our devices often. We just have to make sure something including-

  • Always keep your device updated
  • Make sure to look at app reviews before installing the app
  • Uninstalls the Apps you think they are asking for unnecessary permission
  • You can sometimes consider installing antivirus apps
  • Installs the application from authorized App store

Considering all these things, the chances of facing these kinds of Malware, and you can avoid them for a long time.


Yash is a graduate of computer science and followed his way into journalism, he is interested in various subjects related to technologies and politics. Yash likes to listen classical songs and has a huge library of classical mixes.