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HummingWhale Android malware infests Google Play

HummingWhale Android malware infests Google Play

Virtual machine removes the need for device rooting.
Jan 24 2017 9:02AM
Thousands of apps found with hardcoded API creds

Thousands of apps found with hardcoded API creds

Leaking secrets for popular services.
Jan 18 2017 6:30AM
Google Play spyware apps target business travellers

Google Play spyware apps target business travellers

Info-stealer uncloaked.
Sep 19 2016 6:49AM
Device rooting Android malware found in Google Play

Device rooting Android malware found in Google Play

Hundreds of thousands of devices infected.
Jun 23 2016 6:36AM
App backend creds pose huge security risk

App backend creds pose huge security risk

Researchers wreak HAVOC on insecure BaaS providers.
Nov 17 2015 9:10AM
Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores

Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores

Attempted to plant malware, spread misinformation.
May 22 2015 6:12AM
Android for Work lands on Google Play

Android for Work lands on Google Play

Standalone app for users on Android 4.0 and up.
Apr 20 2015 8:38AM
Greater oversight for Google’s app store

Greater oversight for Google’s app store

Launches new rating system for Android apps.
Mar 18 2015 12:10PM
Angry ads in Android apps

Angry ads in Android apps

Too much 'madware', Symantec says.
Nov 1 2013 6:00AM
Android gets remote wipe, lost device tracking

Android gets remote wipe, lost device tracking

Pushed out via Google Play update.
Aug 8 2013 7:10AM
Bad Pigs culled from Google Play

Bad Pigs culled from Google Play

Tenb thousand users download app.
Jun 17 2013 7:24AM
BadNews Android apps spread SMS trojan

BadNews Android apps spread SMS trojan

Ad network foists malware.
Apr 23 2013 9:37AM
Devil targets banks in Google Play store

Devil targets banks in Google Play store

Legit developer accounts sold to malware writer.
Mar 7 2013 12:48PM
Researcher demos Catch Notes data-stealing hole

Researcher demos Catch Notes data-stealing hole

Malicious apps steal text, voice and video.
Aug 13 2012 2:47PM
Security boffins slip past Google Bouncer

Security boffins slip past Google Bouncer

New app store security checkpoint misses malicious app.
Jun 5 2012 2:53PM

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