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Research|Beware of deceptive in-app advertising

Tim
Kaspersky Lab Expert
Posted April 10, 16:51  GMT
Tags: Google, Zynga
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I really like the new app by OMGPOP called Draw Something. I play this game with my friends possibly a little too much. Draw Something has attracted more than 50 million downloads, and was just acquired by Zynga for $200 million dollars. It was surprising the other day when I noticed an advertisement at the bottom of the screen for a battery optimizer app. In fact it even told me two upgrades were available!