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April 12, 2019 - We all want those Instagram likes and followers. But what if the app that’s supposed to be assisting you is also stealing your username and password? As a matter of fact, that’s exactly what we found in three fake Instagram assistance apps found on Google Play.

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March 29, 2019 - BatMobi is an Advertisement Software Developer Kit (Ad SDK) that was once clean and safe to use, but suddenly began serving adware in January. Learn more about this elusive threat, including how to clean it off pre-installed apps on mobile devices.

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January 2, 2019 - We are now seeing malware authors target system apps that are required for mobile devices to function properly. By injecting malicious code within these necessary apps, threat actors have reshaped the landscape of pre-installed malware for the worse.

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December 17, 2018 - The next major Android version will be Android Q and not Android 9.1 Pie. In parallel, Google is also developing a new operating system based on its own microkernel called Fuchsia. Will this be the OS that replaces Android? Read on to find out.

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October 29, 2018 - In the spirit of this upcoming Halloween season, we thought we'd provide you with a list of the top five scariest mobile threats in our book.

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September 24, 2018 - Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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September 6, 2018 - We take a look at what's going with gaming juggernaut Fortnite's decision to snub the Google Play store, why allowing installs from unknown sources on Android is a bad idea, and what the future might bring if such a setup ever catches on.

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August 27, 2018 - Last spring, we found yet another piece of riskware on Google Play we call Android/PUP.Riskware.FakeGift. FakeGift does exactly what its name implies: gives its users fake gifts that can be redeemed for...absolutely nothing.

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July 27, 2018 - With its release around the corner, we take a close look at the Android P security improvements and how the newest version of Android will better protect the privacy and data of its users.

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July 23, 2018 - Adware MobiDash, an ad-displaying nuisance, now comes with some additional stealth features. As a result, these features hide the existence of Adware MobiDash—even when it’s in plain sight.

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