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Trick or Treating Android Emoji Keyboard App Makes Millions of Unauthorized Purchases

$18 Million of Fraudulent Charges from the App Blocked by Malware Security Platform Secure-D A popular Android keyboard app, ai.type, downloaded more than 40 million times and included in the Google Play app store, has been caught making millions of unauthorized purchases of premium digital content, researchers at mobile technology company Upstream report. The app has been delivering millions of invisible ads and fake clicks, while delivering genuine user data about real views, clicks and purchases to ad networks. ai.type…