Do you use the popular third-party Android app store called APKPure?
Security researchers from Kaspersky and Dr. Web have found malware embedded within the official APKPure application, which once installed flood user devices with adverts. The malware can also download additional functions from a command and control server on the internet, meaning that a hacker could take complete remote control of your device.
At the moment, we are not sure if the guys at APKPure have been hacked themselves. We have reached out to them and haven’t heard anything back yet. My advice for the moment would be not to install this app, and if you already have it installed, I suggest you remove it until we know it is safe.
I will keep you posted.
Incognito Privacy Care Team.