Malwares infecting smartphones is a recurring problem. Every now and then a set of apps get affected as malware somehow squirm their way inside the system. Recently, a new malware has hit the Android Google Play Store as part of a few utilities apps.
SophosLabs has detected the Andr/HiddnAd-AJ malware that after a certain time, bombard the users with ads. However, these ads are not harmless. As per SophoLabs, this malware not only pops up advertising web pages, but can also sends Android notifications that include clickable links, to lure you into generating ad revenue for the criminals.