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Millions of Android smartphone users unawares downloaded virus

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Android smartphone owners have been warned that a strain of malware known as False Guide has been downloaded onto close to two million handsets.
The malicious software had been hidden inside a number of apps on the Google Play store between 2016 and early 2017.
The offending apps have now been removed from the Google Play store.
Security experts warned that FalseGuide cannot be removed once a phone is infected – and those who have fallen victim to the malware have been bombarded with advertising.
The apps appeared to be guides to other Android games, and were submitted under the names of fake developers ‘Sergei Vernik’ and ‘Nikolai Zalupkin’.

 Jelly is the world’s smallest Android smartphone with Nougat

The Kickstarter campaign has already surpassed its pledged amount of $30,000 and reached 684 backers, while still having 34 days to go.
The smartphone, dubbed Jelly measures a 2.45-inch LCD display and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.
World’s smallest 4G smartphone is being developed, thanks to Unihertz’s Kickstarter campaign.
The smartphone packs a 2MP front camera and an 8MP rear camera and is further powered by a quad-core 1.1GHz processor.
Jelly is available in two options: 1GB of RAM/8GB of ROM and 2GB of RAM/16GB of ROM.

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Jelly, world’s smallest Android phone with Nougat

 

as mentioned in Jelly Jelly is a throwback to the pre-smartphone days—except it runs Nougat.
The Nokia 3310 is mostly targeted at emerging markets, but there’s a place for it among the large-screen crowd, too.
If there’s one thing all prominent Android phones have in common (besides their OS, of course), it’s that they’re big.
Nokia The small-statured Nokia 3310 was the surprise star of CES.
It’s meant to be the handset you use “whenever it is unnecessary to take a bulky and expensive phone with you,” but what’s most interesting about it is that it could actually be your primary Android phone.

 

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