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Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

A co-author of the large-scale study said it unveiled "rampant potential violations." Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s Minion Rush and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

A co-author of the large-scale study said it unveiled "rampant potential violations." Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s Minion Rush and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

More than 3,000 apps on Google Play tracking children, says study

The researchers said that the study results are representative given that the apps that were examined show the most popular free ones on Google Play.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps improperly track children, study finds

A new study finds that thousands of apps designed for the Android operating system have been collecting data on children improperly, possibly violating US COPPA laws. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 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

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

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tip.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceAug 14th, 2017

Google responds to report of Android apps illegally tracking kids" behavior

Not to.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Study finds over 3,300 Android apps improperly tracking kids

There's little doubt that mobile apps sometimes overstep their bounds by collecting more data from kids than the law allows. But how often does that happen? It might be more than you think......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Over 3,300 apps on Google Play are collecting info on children, Independent says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 16th, 2018

Google Removed 700,000 Problematic Apps From Its Android Play Store in 2017

The sheer number of bad apps and bad people uploading them should serve as a warning to all Android users who have not yet done so to install security software......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 1st, 2018

700,000 fewer apps on Google Play as they clean up store

Android users have more than 3,500,000 ‘approved' applications to choose from on Google Play but they need to be smart about which they select to ‘open' themselves up to.  .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 1st, 2018

Google Testing New Play Store Features

The Google Play Store has received plenty of updates and improvements in how users download and install Android apps. Now it looks like Google is testing a couple of new features for the Play Store that could make the service more convenient to use......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 26th, 2018

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

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

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

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

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