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Category : Android Malware

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Android Apps in Google Play Store Capitalizing on Coronavirus Outbreak

Preying on public fears, the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is proving to be a goldmine of opportunity for attackers to stage a variety of malware attacks,...
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Over 50 Android Apps for Kids on Google Play Store Caught in Ad Fraud Scheme

More than 50 Android apps on the Google Play Store—most of which were designed for kids and had racked up almost 1 million downloads between...
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New Android Cookie-Stealing Malware Found Hijacking Facebook Accounts

A new simple but dangerous strain of Android malware has been found in the wild that steals users’ authentication cookies from the web browsing and...
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Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads

Google has banned nearly 600 Android apps from the Play Store for bombarding users with disruptive ads and violating its advertising guidelines. The company categorizes...
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3 Google Play Store Apps Exploit Android Zero-Day Used by NSO Group

Watch out! If you have any of the below-mentioned file managers and photography apps installed on your Android phone—even if downloaded from the official Google...
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New Unpatched Strandhogg Android Vulnerability Actively Exploited in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new unpatched vulnerability in the Android operating system that dozens of malicious mobile apps are already exploiting in the wild...
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Mysterious malware that re-installs itself infected over 45,000 Android Phones

Over the past few months, hundreds of Android users have been complaining online of a new piece of mysterious malware that hides on the infected...
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42 Adware Apps with 8 Million Downloads Traced Back to Vietnamese Student

First of all, if you have any of the below-listed apps installed on your Android device, you are advised to uninstall it immediately. Cybersecurity researchers...
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WARNING — Malware Found in CamScanner Android App With 100+ Million Users

Beware! Attackers can remotely hijack your Android device and steal data stored on it, if you are using CamScanner, a highly-popular Phone PDF creator app...
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New Android Spyware Created by Russian Defense Contractor Found in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new piece of mobile surveillance malware believed to be developed by a Russian defense contractor that has been sanctioned for...
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New Malware Replaced Legit Android Apps With Fake Ones On 25 Million Devices

Are you sure the WhatsApp app you are using on your Android device is legitimate, even if it’s working perfectly as intended? …Or the JioTV,...
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China’s Border Guards Secretly Installing Spyware App on Tourists’ Phones

Chinese authorities are secretly installing surveillance apps on smartphones of foreigners at border crossings in the Xinjiang region who are entering from neighboring Kyrgyzstan, an...
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‘Legit Apps Turned into Spyware’ Targeting Android Users in Middle East

Cybersecurity researchers are warning about an ongoing Android malware campaign that has been active since 2016 and was first publicly reported in August 2018. Dubbed...