Archive for the ‘Google Play Store’ Category

New Malware Replaced Legit Android Apps With Fake Ones On 25 Million Devices

July 11th, 2019
Are you sure the WhatsApp app you are using on your Android device is legitimate, even if it's working perfectly as intended? ...Or the JioTV, AppLock, HotStar, Flipkart, Opera Mini or Truecaller app—if you have installed any of these? I'm asking this because cybersecurity researchers just yesterday revealed eye-opening details about a widespread Android malware campaign wherein attackers

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Tor Browser for Android — First Official App Released On Play Store

May 23rd, 2019
Wohooo! Great news for privacy-focused users. Tor Browser, the most popular privacy-focused browser, for Android is finally out of beta, and the first stable version has now arrived on Google Play Store for anyone to download. The Tor Project announced Tuesday the first official stable release of its ultra-secure internet browser for Android devices, Tor Browser 8.5—which you can now

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New Android Malware Apps Use Motion Sensor to Evade Detection

January 18th, 2019
Even after so many efforts by Google for preventing its Play Store from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware protections and get into its service to infect Android users with malware. Two such Android apps have recently been spotted on the Google Play Store by security researchers with the Trend Micro malware research team, infecting thousands of Android users who have

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Google Will Charge Android Phone Makers to Use Its Apps In Europe

October 17th, 2018
Would you prefer purchasing an Android device that doesn't have any apps or services from Google? No Google Maps, No Gmail, No YouTube! And NOT even the Google Play Store—from where you could have installed any Android apps you want Because if you live in Europe, from now on, you have to spend some extra cash on a smartphone with built-in Google services, which were otherwise until now

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Google Now Manually Reviews Play Store Android App Submissions

March 18th, 2015

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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