Dozens of popular apps have been removed from Google's Play Store and Apple's App Store for ad fraud. Here's the complete list of iPhone users.

Dozens of popular apps have been removed from Google's Play Store and Apple's App Store for alleged ad fraud.

 Despite multiple checks and balances employed by Google and Apple, malicious apps on the app stores are nothing new.

 Android has been especially vulnerable to malware over the years, with rogue developers often seeding malicious software by taking advantage of the platform's relatively open nature

For example, earlier this year, Google removed six fake Android antivirus apps from the Play Store after they were found to be spreading a dangerous banking malware dubbed 'Sharkbot.'

Adware On iPhones According to Satori, Scylla is the third wave of an attack that was initially reported in 2019. Called 'Poseidon

Adware On iPhones The original malware was detected in more than 40 apps that were found to be committing ad fraud and were subsequently removed from the Google Play Store.

The second wave, which Satori calls 'Charybdis' (pronounced kuh-rib-dis), happened in 2020.

The latest version of the malware reportedly uses "new tactics and techniques" that the researchers say help the cyber-criminals better cover their tracks.