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A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.

The developers of the notorious FinSpy spyware are innovating — and thriving

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Updated FinSpy implants for iOS and Android have been used in nearly 20 countries in the last year, according to Kaspersky.

A Chinese company has 25 million Android devices tangled in an ad fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

Google Play Store scrubs more than 100 adware-infected camera and gaming apps

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

It's only the latest revelation about how scammers are using apps as a way to leverage victims' phones, and generate ad revenue.

Scammers are spreading fake Jio apps to generate advertising revenue

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The issue is urgent for countires like India, where more than 800 million people will be on smartphones within the next few years.

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