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Google bans the following cryptocurrency apps for data security

If you are a cryptocurrency enthusiast and are using any of the mining apps to earn more, then this article needs your interest. Google has issued a warning to all users of cryptocurrency apps to look at its latest update that has banned few of the applications for functioning with malicious intentions by misleading innocent […]

Apple blocks $1.5 Billion Fraudulent Transactions of 1 million malicious Apps

Apple has removed over 1 million malicious apps from its App Store in the whole of 2020, thus stopping more than $1.5 billion fraudulent transactions from taking place. This was achieved with the help of sophisticated technology along with human technical expertise says the American Technology Giant. Reports are in that there were over 244 […]

Mobile Security alert as Google removes 600 apps downloaded 4.5 billion times

Google has stated that it has removed over 600 apps from its Play Store- howbeit not before there were downloaded 4.5 billion times on an overall note. The intention of the tech giant with the move was clear; to keep its apps store free from spam which violated its ad policies. According to the statement […]

Beware of these Android apps in this Christmas season

All those who are using Android operating system loaded smartphones are hereby informed that they should be aware of some notorious apps which could ruin your Christmas season this year. Cybersecurity researchers from Barracuda Networks have discovered in their study that some Christmas themed apps are proving malicious as they are having a lot of […]

Android phones come with pre-installed vulnerabilities

A new study made by security firm Kryptowire states that Android Phones are coming with pre-installed vulnerabilities that could impact smartphone users in a severe way. This Virginia based startup which offers Mobile Enterprise Security solutions says that such vulnerabilities don’t require a user to download malicious apps as they come already installed on the […]

Apple iPhone harvests data when its users sleep

Whether it is a marketing gimmick to tarnish the image of Apple Inc or a real report, according to an article published in The Washington Post, Apple devices operating on iOS are collecting massive amounts of data while the user is in sleep. The news resource claims that most of the popular iOS apps indulge […]

Apps sharing precise location data details of about 200 smartphones across the US

An investigation conducted by the renowned news resource ‘The New York Times’ has found that some apps such as GasBuddy and The Weather Channel are amongst 75 companies which are sharing the precise location data of more than 200 million smartphone users across the United States. New York Times claims that the details are being […]

Oxford University study surges privacy concerns among Google Play Store Users

Oxford University’s recent study has revealed that most of the free apps prevailing on Google Play Store share user data with the company. This includes details such as age, gender, location, and details of other apps working on the phone. The research further adds that 90% of the free apps on the Google Play Store […]

Saturday Security Spotlight: Military, Apps, and Threats

This post was originally published here by  Jacob Serpa . Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: Fitness app exposes military bases Soldiers’ names revealed by app Google Play filled with fake apps Medical devices easily hacked The internet of things creates risk for the enterprise  Fitness app exposes military bases Strava, the creators […]

Google removes 3 dozen apps triggering Mobile Security Threat!

Internet Juggernaut Google has removed over 36 apps which were triggering threats to its users’ mobile security. The company pulled the said three dozen highly threatening apps from its Play Store in the last week of December after it discovered that they were infected with ad-serving and data-stealing malware. Israel based Check Point Software Technologies […]

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