Fake Plants vs Zombies and other Android games infiltrate Google Play store, make money for fraudsters
The second of two FTC reports on kids' mobile apps shows that the industry hasn't improved with regards to privacy, with many apps sharing personal information with third parties, all without notifying parents or asking for their permission.
A new edition of the Google Play app (Android's equivalent to the iOS App Store) appears to be preparing to add anti-virus functionality to the mobile operating system.
The first malicious app in the iPhone app store!
That's what the headlines said. But is it really the case that "Find and Call" is malware?
Security researchers say that they have found multiple ways to bypass Bouncer, Google's automated system for detecting malicious Android apps before they are made available in the Google Play store.
To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it's free!
Shady tricks by Android apps, as coders steal intellectual property and introduce excessively aggressive advertising frameworks to make money.