Tags Google Play Store

Fake 'Fortnite' apps for Android spread adware, cryptojackers and spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Keep the pwnage on the battlefield, not in your call logs and text messages.

ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.

New Android malware steals user data, records audio and incurs phone charges

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The malware has invasive capabilities that Wandera says can be used in blackmailing victims.

Google paid $2.9 million in bug bounties in 2017

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Google is also expanding the Google Play Security Reward Program to include remote code executions on popular apps. Rewards range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Google killed 700,000 malicious apps in the Play Store in 2017

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Google's getting better: That's a 70 percent increase over the previous year due in part to machine learning.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

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

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