Archive for the ‘android apps’ Category
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 have identified 42 apps on the Google Play Store with a total of more than 8 million downloads, which were initially distributed as legitimate applications but later updated to maliciously display full-screen advertisements to their
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Even after Google's security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep coming back to Google Play Store.
Sometimes just reposting an already detected malware app from a newly created Play Store account, or using other developers' existing accounts, is enough for 'bad-faith' developers to trick the Play Store into distributing unsafe
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What could be worse than this, if the software that's meant to protect your devices leave backdoors open for hackers or turn into malware?
Researchers today revealed that a security app that comes pre-installed on more than 150 million devices manufactured by Xiaomi, China's biggest and world's 4th largest smartphone company, was suffering from multiple issues that could have allowed remote
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Just because an app is available on Google Play Store doesn't mean that it is a legitimate app. Despite so many efforts by Google, some fake and malicious apps do sneak in and land millions of unaware users on the hunting ground of scammers and hackers.
Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro uncovered at least 29 devious photo apps that managed to make its way onto Google Play Store and have been
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Twitter just admitted that the social network accidentally revealed some Android users' protected tweets to the public for more than 4 years — a kind of privacy blunder that you'd typically expect from Facebook.
When you sign up for Twitter, all your Tweets are public by default, allowing anyone to view and interact with your Tweets. Fortunately, Twitter also gives you control of your
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Uber was in controversies at the mid of this year for monitoring the battery life of its users, as the company believed that its users were more likely to pay a much higher price to hire a cab when their phone’s battery is close to dying.
Uber is now tracking you even when your ride is over, and, according to the ride-hailing company, the surveillance will improve its service.
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Google has changed the way it managed apps on the Google Play Store. After years of depending on the automated app check process, the company just made some changes to its Play Store policies that will successfully weed out malicious and undesirable apps from Google Play store.
Google has introduced an update for developers and users that’s sure to make some parents happy and some developers sad.
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Last year, the founder of the Social Network giant highlighted the future of universal Internet access, the dream that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to fulfill — Making Internet access available to everyone across the world just like a service as essential as of 911 in the case of an emergency.
Dreams are transforming into Reality!! Facebook’s Internet.org app has launched in
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