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Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

Tor launches official anonymous Android browser

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Although there has long been a slate of third-party mobile Tor apps, the official app is now slated to be released in early 2019.

'Man-in-the-disk' attack took advantage of Android data security flaws

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Google acknowledged the problem and fixed it in several official apps, but other developers seem to have chosen to ignore it.

Here comes the storm: Fortnite arrives on Android, cybersecurity experts sound alarm

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Epic Games isn't putting the mega-popular first-person shooter into the Google Play Store — a move that could mean some would-be users end up downloading malware instead, cybersecurity experts say.

Congress presses Tim Cook and Larry Page for answers on security and privacy

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

In response to reports that Google collected location data on Android even when location services were turned off, the committee cited Android users' "reasonable expectation of privacy" and called the alleged tracking behavior "troubling."

New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

A new family of malware capable of comprehensive surveillance is targeting Android devices through Telegram, ESET researchers say.

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