This PDF reader app has a million downloads on the Play Store – but it’s just adware

Experts warn that one of the most popular PDF reading apps on the Google Play Store is actually just a delivery tool for potentially harmful adware.

An investigation by Malwarebytes found that an application cleverly named “PDF Reader – Document Viewer” did nothing of the sort, but instead flooded users’ devices with annoying full-screen ads even when not in use.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.