Tags Google Play Store

Baidu apps in Google Play Store left users vulnerable to tracking, Palo Alto finds

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

It's some of the most sensitive device data.

Another 'Minecraft' lesson for kids: Beware of deceitful adware apps

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

More than 20 "mods" recently available in the Google Play Store didn't do much for "Minecraft" at all, and instead displayed ads "in an extremely intrusive manner," according to researchers at Kaspersky.

Scammers are abusing mobile ad networks in an attempt to phish Android app users

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

At least 400 apps in Google’s Play Store are feeding malicious ads into apps through abuse of an SDK.

Scammers tried using kids apps in the Google Play store to generate cash

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The 56 apps had more than one million downloads, according to Check Point.

Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.

Scammers are using Play Store apps to serve ads that nobody can escape

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

Most went live in September, and all share a similar code library meant to help avoid detection.

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