While the inspiration for Datally came from developing countries where smartphones are linking growing numbers of people to the internet but mobile data costs are onerous, the idea of cutting service bills has universal appeal, according to NBU chief business officer Dave Shapiro. Google said that the spyware was also capable of rooting devices with older vulnerabilities.
Data prices have fallen in Kenya over the recent months.
Many of the Tizi-infected apps are being advertised on social media websites and 3rd-party app stores, tricking users into installing them.
Alphabet Inc's Google introduced an app on Wednesday created to help Android smartphone users stay under the limits of pricey mobile data packages in developing countries.
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As the new policy clearly states, only apps whose sole objective is to interact and improve the lockscreen are allowed to show ads.
But that's not all. It shows you graphs of how much data you're using on a daily, monthly, or weekly basis.
This app, called Datally, allows users to track their data usage in real time, and get personalised recommendations on saving data along with notifications of public Wi-Fi spots available nearby.
The app also includes Data Saver, a feature that blocks apps from using data in the background.
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If you're a user of Opera MAX you may find this kind of a similar concept. When Data Saver is enabled, a bubble will appear to the right of your screen in any app you're using. Though Datally is promising more functionality that rather actually genius. You can't tether to your laptop without metering your connection if on Windows.
And in the interest of saving your data, Datally will alert you when you're near public wifi, and help you connect.
"Tizi apps can also record ambient audio and take pictures without displaying the image on the device's screen", the post said.