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  • Fake guides and cracked apps on Google Play Books lead to malware

    05.03.2015

    Google has become pretty swift at finding and removing fake and malicious apps from its Google Play store, but there is one part of it where malware peddlers still seem to thrive: the "bookstore." According to Ryan Whitwam, there are a number of publisher accounts in Google Play that have specialized in offering fake "guides" that will supposedly show users how to download a cracked and cheaper version of popular games for Android.

  • FREAK bug breaks SSL encryption for Android and Apple devices

    04.03.2015

    A flaw in OpenSSL and Apple's Secure Transport implementation of SSL and TLS protocols is putting millions of Android and Apple device users as well as visitors of secured sites in danger of having their encrypted connections decrypted, and the information exchanged with the servers behind them intercepted.

  • Mass infection malware attack targets Android

    03.03.2015

    AdaptiveMobile uncovered one of the single largest messaging-initiated mobile malware outbreaks.

  • A threat assessment of 7 million iOS and Android apps

    02.03.2015

    Android malware is growing more pervasive, and iOS devices are also increasingly at risk.

  • Aggressive adware in Google Play apps

    27.02.2015

    Bitdefender has discovered 10 Google Play apps that have been packed full of aggressive adware.




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