Fri. Dec 14th, 2018

Google Discovered Malware Apps in Play Store That Were Downloaded More than 500,000 Times

Google Discovered Malware Apps in Play Store That Were Downloaded More than 500,000 Times

The good news is that Google took immediate action to remove thirteen malware apps from the Play Store. The bad news is a researcher didn’t discover these apps until after they were downloaded at least 500,000 times. Researcher Discovers Malware Apps These apps included car and truck simulations as well as a few that were featured in the Play Store’s trending section. But all these apps were able to secretly install malware on the users’ devices, and all of them were created by the same developer. A report from NDTV Gadgets said, “The apps not only showed no legitimate functionality but also hid in the… Read more

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