Fake Users Rave but Real Users Rant as Apps on Google Play Deal Aggressive Adware

Fake Users Rave but Real Users Rant as Apps on Google Play Deal Aggressive Adware

Bitdefender researchers recently stumbled across 13 Google Play applications packing aggressive ads and potentially using over 1,000 fake reviews to gain a cumulative download count of over half of million. While fake online reviews may be punishable by the FTC with millions of dollars, it’s interesting that, while some of ... Read More
BitterAPT Revisited: the Untold Evolution of an Android Espionage Tool

BitterAPT Revisited: the Untold Evolution of an Android Espionage Tool

In 2016, a sophisticated malware campaign targeting Pakistani nationals made headlines. Dubbed Bitter, the Advanced Persistent Threat group (also known as APT-C-08) has been active both in desktop and mobile malware campaigns for quite a long time, as their activity seems to date back to 2014. The Bitter threat group ... Read More
Infected Zoom Apps for Android Target Work-From-Home Users

Infected Zoom Apps for Android Target Work-From-Home Users

For more than two weeks, most of the world’s population has been placed under lockdown and forced to work from the safety of their own homes. In an attempt to stay connected, many have turned to video-conferencing software to keep businesses open or to attend classes. It was just a ... Read More