Malware ‘Judy’ affects over 36 million Android phones

A new malware called ‘Judy’ has affected more than 36 million Android-based smartphones through Google Play Store.

The bad software became the part of some applications available on the Google Play Store and was downloaded by the users.

Experts are advising to avoid download of free applications from the Play Store as more than 40 apps have been found to be affected with Judy.

The software uses the phone to click on advertisement and generates revenue for its creators.

This comes right after the malware WannaCry affected computers across the world and held them hostage.