A critical Android vulnerability that has been discovered over a year ago and responsibly disclosed to Google and other Android manufacturers can be exploited by attackers to trick users into downloading malicious apps from third-party stores.
In the last year or so, we have witnessed Google becoming increasingly interested in providing effective warnings that would spur users into making good decisions regarding the security of their computers and their information.
The time has come for Google to add some more hoops for Android app developers to jumpt through in order to get their offering accepted to the Google Play store.
Yahoo email users will soon be able to encrypt the emails they send out by simply clicking on a button.
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.
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