Google has become pretty swift at finding and removing fake and malicious apps from its Google Play store, but there is one part of it where malware peddlers still seem to thrive: the "bookstore." According to Ryan Whitwam, there are a number of publisher accounts in Google Play that have specialized in offering fake "guides" that will supposedly show users how to download a cracked and cheaper version of popular games for Android.
Bitdefender has discovered 10 Google Play apps that have been packed full of aggressive adware.
Google is scrapping its annual Pwnium hacking competition which has been held for four years in a row at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada, but that doesn't mean that security researchers can't send their Chrome and Chrome OS exploits to Google and collect a monetary reward.
Attackers are using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching DDoS attacks.
Google is looking to minimize its users' exposure to potentially unwanted software, and to that end they have announced a few changes.
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