Posts Tagged ‘apps’

postheadericon Fake cryptocurrency trading apps on Google Play

With all the hype around cryptocurrencies, cybercriminals are trying to grab whatever new opportunity they can – be it hijacking users’ computing power to mine cryptocurrencies via browsers or by compromising unpatched machines, or various scam schemes utilizing phishing websites and fake apps.

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postheadericon Google removes 300 Android apps following DDoS attack

Google has been forced to remove almost 300 apps from its Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked for DDoS attacks.

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postheadericon iOS VPN apps removed from Apple’s Chinese App Store

Apple has bowed to pressure from the regime in Beijing, and removed some VPN apps from the Chinese version of its iOS App Store.

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postheadericon 8 years of Android: malware, malicious apps, and how to stay safe

At eight years old, Android is hugely popular. Both with users and attackers.

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postheadericon Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

ESET researchers have discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team has since removed them.

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postheadericon Fake apps on Google Play tricked users into paying instead of delivering promised followers

ESET has discovered eight fake applications on Google Play, which were promising to boost the number of followers on users’ social network profiles. Our security software is detecting these as Android/Fasurke.

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postheadericon How parents can assess the suitability of apps for their kids

Confused about being able to assess the suitability of apps for your children? This handy features highlights some of the key things to look out for.

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postheadericon Porn clicker keeps infecting apps on Google Play

A recently identified trojan porn clicker is still infecting apps on Google Play.

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postheadericon New iPhone update blocks apps from seeing other apps you’ve installed

Apple will reportedly introduce a new privacy update for the iPhone that will prevent installed iOS apps from seeing which other apps have been downloaded to the device.

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postheadericon What’s Up 100%? St. Louis Concealed Carry Permit Apps, That’s What’s Up

By Robert Farago. Republished with permission from TheTruthAboutGuns.com  “Several sheriff’s departments in the area said in the last six-months they have been slammed with new applications for concealed carry permits,” St. Louis’ kmov.com reports. And why is that, you ask? … Continue reading
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