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Google removes 60 gaming apps with pop-up porn malware from Play Store

The apps weren't part of the family collection, which is based on a programme to help parents discover age-appropriate content on the Play Store.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Google Removes Gaming Apps With Pop-Up Porn Malware

Dozens of game apps have been removed. Alphabet’s Google said on Friday it took down 60 gaming applications after security firm Check Point said it.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2018

Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids

Google has removed from its Google Play Store more than 60 gaming apps, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contained malware that showed pornographic ads......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

300 Google Play Store Apps Are Discovered to Contain Malware

Unwitting Android users became part of a giant botnet launching DDoS and ransomware attacks......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 30th, 2017

Google removes over 500 "spying" apps from Play Store

This came after US-based Lookout discovered over 500 apps that could spread spyware on mobile phones.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 23rd, 2017

Google Removes 500 Malicious Apps From Play Store

Google has blocked about 500 malicious apps on Play Store after researchers claimed that there were unsafe apps on its online app store. The apps that were removed include mobile g.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 23rd, 2017

Warning: Spying Malware in Thousands of Apps on Google Play Store

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Category: topSource: investorplaceAug 14th, 2017

Google Play Store Infected With Message Apps Having Surveillance Malware

The Google Play Store had been found to have three versions of spyware dubbed SonicSpy, accord.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 14th, 2017

Messaging Apps With Surveillance Malware Made It Onto Google Play Store

The apps combine real messaging functions with hidden spying tools. Researchers at the security firm Lookout have identif.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 13th, 2017

800 Google Play Store apps infected by "Xavier" that leaks user information

Malware's stealing and leaking capabilities are difficult to detect due to a self-protect mechanism.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 23rd, 2017

Ford to spend $11B on electric vehicles through 2022

FBN’s Tracee Carrasco on Ford’s investment in electric vehicles, the Google Arts & Culture app and Google removing more than 60 gaming apps from its app store......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 15th, 2018

Google had to delete 60 apps after they showed kids pornographic content

Google had to delete roughy 60 apps, mostly games or drawing tutorials aimed at children, from its Play store......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Why Downloading Flashlight Apps From Google Play May Be a Bad Idea

Thanks to new malware dubbed LightsOut. Google booted a number of a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 5th, 2018

Fake WhatsApp App on Google Play Store Fooled 1 Million Into Downloading It. Did You?

Ad-serving malware was almost impossible to distinguish from the real WhatsApp for Android......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 6th, 2017

Google moves forward with Play Store updates (GOOGL, GOOG)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Google is moving forward with two big announcements it f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 23rd, 2017

Google will pay hackers who find flaws in top Android apps

Google is probably hoping to raise the quality of apps in the Play store by launching a new bug bounty program that's completely separate from its existing one. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 20th, 2017

Massive Android Malware Outbreak Invades Google Play Store

The malware hit millions of people. Security researchers claim to have discovered one of the biggest outbreaks of Android malware ever to sneak its way from the Google Play Store onto people’s .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2017

Big Google Android Phone Botnet Squashed by Tech Coalition

Google pulled 300 infected apps from its Play store. A team of tech companies has all but dislodged a big botnet, or army of compromised computers, consisting of phones running Google’s Android operating system. The p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 28th, 2017

500 apps removed from Google Play Store for spyware

Google has removed more than 500 Android apps from the Google Play Store marketplace after it was discovered advertising software used by the apps could be exploited and used to install spyware on handsets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2017

How Facebook Knows What"s Hot Before You Do (and Why There Are so Many Free Utility Apps)

Essentially, Facebook owns a mini App Annie, getting its own private App Store and Google Play analytics......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 9th, 2017

Google changes Play Store to prioritise apps that don’t crash

Google today announced it was rolling out changes to the Play Store to increase the likelihood you’ll find apps which actually, you know, function properly......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2017