Android/Adware.BatMobi

Short bio

Android/Adware.BatMobi is Malwarebytes’ detection name for an Advertisement Software Development Kit targeted at the Android platform.

Synptoms

Users of affected Android devices may experience unexpected redirects to advertisements, specifically whenever an app is updating or installing in Google Play.

Type and source of infection

Android/Adware.Batmobi is inserted into apps’ code to gain revenue through ads. Some of these apps come pre-installed on some mobile devices.

Protection

Malwarebytes for Android protects against Android/Adware.Batmobi.

Remediation

The apps that come with Android/Adware.Batmobi can be uninstalled using the mobile devices uninstall functionality, but these apps can be made available under another name. That is where Malwarebytes for Android can help you, by identifying these apps and removing them.

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