A new, improved variant of the Android Simplocker ransomware is lurking on third-party app stores.
Based on an analysis of hundreds of thousands of scans of mobile apps installed in actual corporate environments, Veracode found that the average global enterprise has multiple gambling apps installed in its mobile environment.
AppLock, by DoMobile, is a very popular Android app for limiting access to certain content on the device (text messages, photos, videos, etc.).
Spotting malicious apps before they are offered for download and/or removing them is a tough challenge for every online Android app marketplace, including Google Play, but recent research by a group of scientists from several US and China universities offers considerable hope for improving the practice.
After having had some trouble with fixing a sandbox bypass vulnerability in the Google Admin Android app, the Google Security team has finally released on Friday an update that plugs the hole.
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