Tag: Google play

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers
Android, google

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store. . Fake Android apps uploaded to ... Read More

ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake Mobile Apps Impersonating Legit Ones
Android, Apple

ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake Mobile Apps Impersonating Legit Ones

Consumers don't vet apps well enough to mitigate mobile threat risk, according to the latest mobile-threat report from RiskIQ . ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake ... Read More

Google Play Malicious Apps Racked Up 335M+ Installs in September
Adware, Android

Google Play Malicious Apps Racked Up 335M+ Installs in September

A total of 172 malicious apps were detected on Google Play in September, with more than 330 million installations. . Google Play Malicious Apps Racked ... Read More

Joker Spyware Found in 24 Google Play Apps
Android, app

Joker Spyware Found in 24 Google Play Apps

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

BRATA Android RAT Steals Banking Info in Real Time
android rat, banking information

BRATA Android RAT Steals Banking Info in Real Time

The RAT targets users via fake WhatsApp updates in Google Play. . BRATA Android RAT Steals Banking Info in Real Time ThreatpostSource link Read More

Google throws bug bounty bucks at mega-popular third-party apps
Android, bug bounties

Google throws bug bounty bucks at mega-popular third-party apps

If an app has more than 100 million installs, Google will pay for bugs, even if the app makers already have their own bounty programs. ... Read More

Google Targets Data-Abusing Apps with Bug Bounty Launch
Android, Android app

Google Targets Data-Abusing Apps with Bug Bounty Launch

Google is looking to battle the malicious apps - and apps abusing user data - on Google Play by improving its bug-bounty program arsenal. . ... Read More

Spyware App on Google Play Gets Boot, Returns Days Later
AhMyth, App Store

Spyware App on Google Play Gets Boot, Returns Days Later

The app purported to stream music - but actually siphoned victims' device contacts and files. . Spyware App on Google Play Gets Boot, Returns Days ... Read More

440 million Android users downloaded intrusive ads from Google Play Store
hacker, SecurityLAB

440 million Android users downloaded intrusive ads from Google Play Store

Applications with the BeiTaPlugin SDK made the device almost completely inoperative. Over the past few years, almost 440 million Android users have installed applications from ... Read More