Once again a spyware disguised as Android applications has made its way into the Google Play store with some of the malicious apps being downloaded more than 100,000 times by users across the globe last year.

Detected as ANDROIDOS_MOBSTSPY and dubbed MobSTSPY, Trend Micro researchers said the malware initially grabbed their attention when it was disguised as a called Flappy Birr Dog.

Upon further investigation, researchers found the the spyware was also hidden in other applications including FlashLight, HZPermis Pro Arabe, Win7imulator, Win7Launcher, and Flappy Bird, according to a Jan. 3 blog post.

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