Malware consumes 2.33 megabytes of mobile data every day on average for each smartphone user in China, according to Qihoo 360. Photo: Simon Song

US$6.3 billion wasted in 2015: Smartphone users in China being charged for data-gobbling apps they think aren’t running

In many cases, the downloaded apps keep chewing up data overnight unbeknownst to users.

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Malware consumes 2.33 megabytes of mobile data every day on average for each smartphone user in China, according to Qihoo 360. Photo: Simon Song
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