Kotlin-based malicious apps penetrate Google market

New malicious apps appear in Google Play abusing Kotlin, the “safest” official programming language for the Android.

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A week in security (January 8 – January 14)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 8 to January 14, including Meltdown and Spectre fallout, apps with naughty ads, and cybercrime surrounding the Winter Olympics.

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A week in security (November 13 – November 19)

Learn what happened in the world of security during the week of November 13 – November 19.

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New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play

New Android Trojan malware has been found in Google Play masquerading as multiple apps. We call this malware Android/Trojan.AsiaHitGroup.

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Phony WhatsApp used Unicode to slip under Google’s radar

After a troubling week for Google not so long ago, the company is under the spotlight once more for missing a phony Whatsapp that, after further investigation by several members of Reddit, was found laden with adware.

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