Hackers Advance Malware to Avoid Google Play Store Detection

Hackers Find Loopholes to Infect Android Devices Hackers have been getting better and better at avoiding detection by traditional antivirus methods.  However, now in an attempt to infect mobile devices through the Google Play Store, cyber criminals have gone beyond their traditional means of avoidance. With traditional blacklist antivirus solutions, hackers just need to develop […]

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Google Play Store, Once Again, Riddled With Malware

After two malicious apps made it to “trending” status, Google realized they had a major issue… This week, Google removed 13 driving-themed games from their Play Store after determining they were riddled with malware.  Unfortunately, that wasn’t until after they had been downloaded over half a million times. An initial warning was issued about the […]

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Malicious Apps Return to Google Play with Simple Name Change

Apps Riddled with Malware Return to Google Play Store On a regular basis, app stores are conducting security scans on potential apps to ensure their legitimacy.  They do this for a couple reasons.  First, app stores do not want their platform to be used as a breeding ground for malicious activity.  Secondly, the store will […]

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Chrome Continues to Experience Malware Issues

Chrome Web Store Includes Malicious Extensions Google Chrome has been experiencing significant issues due to malicious extensions being available in the Chrome Web Store.  The users who are downloading the malware-riddled extensions are unaware what they are downloading is malicious.  The perception is, if the application is available through the Chrome, Google, or Apple store, […]

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