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CamScanner fell victim to rogue ad network, hopes to be back in the Play Store soon

CamScanner fell victim to rogue ad network, hopes to be back in the Play Store soon

CamScanner recently had to leave the Play Store after security researchers found that it distributed malware between June and July this year. Today, its developer released a statement saying that it fell victim to an advertisement SDK provided by AdHub that loaded the malicious module into its product. It has since cut ties with the network and removed the malware.

The firm pinpoints the introduction of malware to CamScanner 5.11.7, though we found that versions ranging from 5.11.3 to 5.12.0 were also unsafe – see our previous coverage for a more detailed breakdown. Read More