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Google Play Restricts QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES Permission

Threat actors often leverage fleeceware or fake apps to drop malware on consumers’ devices. Usually, cybercriminals use these kinds of apps to break into...

Fleeceware Apps Continue to Deceit Consumers; Scammers Earn S400 Mn

Cybersecurity experts discovered hundreds of fleeceware mobile applications on the Apple Store and Google Play Store tricking thousands of unwitting users into paying unnecessary...

Delete These 9 Malicious Apps from Your Mobile Phones…Now

Cybersecurity experts from Check Point found threat actors dropping new malware via nine malicious Android apps on the Google Play store. Dubbed as Clast82,...

Google Delists Android App “Barcode Scanner”

Security research firm Malwarebytes claimed that one of its forum users reported about a malicious app “Barcode Scanner” published by LavaBird LTD, which has over...

Google Delists 164 “CopyCatz Apps” for Spreading Malicious Ads

With people becoming more dependent on the app ecosystem, threat actors targeting unwitting users with fake mobile apps to compromise their accounts or steal...

Gamers on Target! Malicious Fleeceware Apps Affect Minecraft Gamers

Avast, a provider of digital security and privacy products, disclosed a wave of malicious mobile applications in the Google Play Store targeting mobile gamers....

Fake or Real? How to Spot Malicious or Fake Apps

Software applications are no more limited to smartphones; the app ecosystem has expanded from mobiles to watches, laptops, and television. Whether it is Google...

Blur or Focus? Malicious Photo Editing Apps Target Android Devices

The threat intelligence and research team from cybersecurity firm White Ops found a new campaign of malicious photo editing apps on the Google Play...

Joker Malware Laughs Again; Bypasses Google Play’s Security

It seems Google’s Play Store did not hear the joker laughing. Confused? Yes, it is true! An old yet familiar malware family, the Joker...

Cerberus – A Banking Trojan Disguised as Currency Converter

Researchers from Avast discovered a malicious Android app “Cerberus” on the Google Play store spreading a banking Trojan. The Trojan was being spread via...