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Facebook Shutters Accounts Used in APT32 Cyberattacks

Facebook shut down accounts and Pages used by two separate threat groups to spread malware and conduct phishing attacks. Facebook has shut down several accounts and Pages on its platform, which were used to launch phishing and malware attacks by two cybercriminal groups: APT32 in Vietnam and an unnamed threat . . . Read more

Google Play Apps Remain Vulnerable to High-Severity Flaw

Patches for a flaw (CVE-2020-8913) in the Google Play Core Library have not been implemented by several popular Google Play apps, including Cisco Teams and Edge. Researchers are warning that several popular Google Play applications – including mobile browser app Edge and business app Cisco Teams – have yet to . . . Read more

‘Minecraft Mods’ Attack More Than 1 Million Android Devices

Fake Minecraft Modpacks on Google Play deliver millions of abusive ads and make normal phone use impossible. Scammers are taking advantage of the Minecraft sandbox video game’s wild success by developing Google Play apps which appear to be Minecraft modpacks, but instead deliver abusive ads, according to researchers. Since July, . . . Read more

Baidu Apps in Google Play Leak Sensitive Data

Cyberattackers could use the information to track users across devices, disable phone service, or intercept messages and phone calls. Multiple Android mobile apps found in Google Play, including Baidu Search Box and Baidu Maps, were found by researchers to be leaking data that could be used to track users – . . . Read more

GO SMS Pro Android App Exposes Private Photos, Videos and Messages

The vulnerable version of the app, which has 100 million users, uses easily predictable URLs to link to private content. A security weakness discovered in the GO SMS Pro Android app can be exploited to publicly expose media sent using the app, according to researchers. The GO SMS Pro application . . . Read more

Minecraft Apps on Google Play Fleece Players Out of Big Money

Seven mobile apps for Android sneakily charge fans of Minecraft and Roblox hundreds of dollars per month. Fans of the popular Minecraft video game are in the crosshairs of cybercriminals, who have loaded up Google Play with scam apps bent on fleecing players out of cash. According to researchers, the . . . Read more

Google Boots 21 Bogus Gaming Apps from Play Marketplace

Android apps packed with malware from HiddenAds family downloaded 8 million times from the online marketplace. Researchers have discovered a raft of malicious gaming apps on Google Play that come loaded with adware, signaling that the tech giant continues to struggle with keeping bad apps off its online marketplace. Twenty-one . . . Read more

RAINBOWMIX Apps in Google Play Serve Up Millions of Ad Fraud Victims

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Joker Trojans Flood the Android Ecosystem

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Google Play Bans Stalkerware and ‘Misrepresentation’

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