Tags Google Play Store

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

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

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 week 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 weeks ago

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

A zombie game with 50,000 Play Store downloads was pulling sensitive data from Gmail

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

"Scary Granny ZOMBY" displayed a phishing page that appeared to be from Google. The Play Store pulled the game down in response to Wandera's research.

Firefox Lockbox app aims to reduce password management hassles for Android users

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

The main selling point seems to be convenience: Firefox Lockbox is directly tied to whatever an Android user saves all day within their browser.

Sneaky motion-detection feature found on Android malware

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The logic seems to be that if a hacked phone was moving, the device probably wasn’t a research tool being used by a security company trying to detect malware, Trend Micro researchers said.

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