Delete these Android apps now – or you might be hit with a huge phone bill null

Experts have warned that a number of popular Android apps are in fact hiding malicious software that could cause users to run up huge bills.

Security firm Pradeo uncovered that several apps boasting hundreds of thousands of downloads were in fact so-called “fleeceware”, meaning unsuspecting users were hooked into signing up to premium-rate services that left them with major extra costs.