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'Cloak & Dagger' attack hits all the typical Android security weaknesses
The Android security team repeatedly deemed the attacks less severe than the researchers did.
Android spyware in the Google Play Store was downloaded over 1 million times over 3 years
A piece of malware pretending to be an Android system update was downloaded over 1 million times since launch 2014. The malware, dubbed SMSVova, spied on a victim's location and relayed it to the attacker in real time.
Android mobile security apps: From the effective to the scam-like
The success rate of security apps for blocking Android malware varied wildly — and user ratings in the Google Play store were no guide to effectiveness.