SimBad Adware on Android

150 Million People Affected By SimBad Adware on Android

Mobile security has been compromised yet again, as SimBad, a new strain of adware, was found installed on more than 210 Android Apps. The adware was disguised as an advertisement kit and ...
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Italian Android Spyware Infected Google Play Store for Years, Researchers Find

Italian Android Spyware Infected Google Play Store for Years, Researchers Find

Fake service applications in Italian from mobile operators were found to be invasive spyware after successfully bypassing Google Play Store’s filters, according to a group of researchers from non-profit security organization Security ...
Google Play Store no longer accepts crypto-mining apps

Google Play Store no longer accepts crypto-mining apps

Taking a leaf from Apple’s rulebook regarding cryptocurrency mining, Google has updated its Play Store guidelines to keep shady financial instruments out of its Android applications venue. Over on the Google Play ...
Google used machine learning to remove over 700,000 malicious apps from its store in 2017

Google used machine learning to remove over 700,000 malicious apps from its store in 2017

Google is working hard at stopping malware from sneaking into its Play Store to abuse billions of Android users. The number of malicious apps removed from the store rose more than 70 ...