Lame-duck versions of TikTok and WeChat are definitely a problem, security experts say
The Trump administration's restrictions on Americans' abilities to update Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat could degrade user security further, experts say.
Syrian government surveillance campaign turns to spreading malware in coronavirus apps
In a long-running surveillance campaign, coronavirus is just the latest disguise for malicious spyware applications.
Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids
The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.
BlackBerry Cylance: More and more APT groups are relying on mobile malware to track dissidents
What has been used to track political dissidents inside certain countries is now being used on targets abroad, according to Cylance.
The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say
An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.
That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says
Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.