Tags Google Play Protect

Hackers hide malware, porn ads inside gaming apps on Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Infected apps for kids were downloaded over 3 million times to push illegitimate ads, scareware and effectively steal money from victims.

Hackers tied to North Korea target South Korea through Google Play Store, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

"We can say it with high confidence that the Lazarus Group is now operating in the mobile world."

BankBot, once thought to be wiped out, returns to Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

There is another example of malware being a constant problem for Android users.

AI now detects the majority of new malware on Android

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Android's security lead boasts about success, but warned that AI "is not pixie dust" that magically solves the operating system's security problems.