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Android P Will Block Background Apps from Accessing Your Camera, Microphone

Android P Will Block Background Apps from Accessing Your Camera, Microphone

February 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
Yes, your smartphone is spying on you. But, the real question is, should you care? We have published thousands of articles on The Hacke...
Google Play Store Launches Bug Bounty Program to Protect Popular Android Apps

Google Play Store Launches Bug Bounty Program to Protect Popular Android Apps

October 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Better late than never. Google has finally launched a bug bounty program for Android apps on Google Play Store, inviting security research...
Turkish Hacker Crashes Google Play Store Twice while testing vulnerability

Turkish Hacker Crashes Google Play Store Twice while testing vulnerability

March 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Last Weekend Google Play Store was crashed twice by a Turkish hacker when he tried to test vulnerability he discovered on the Android  a...
Fake Grand Theft Auto V iFruit Android app fools thousands

Fake Grand Theft Auto V iFruit Android app fools thousands

September 23, 2013Wang Wei
Android malware is continuing to cause problems for end users with huge amounts of fraud and Malware campaigns going on. A lot of fake apps...
Android WebView vulnerability allows hacker to install malicious apps

Android WebView vulnerability allows hacker to install malicious apps

September 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
WebView is an essential component in Android and iOS. It enables applications to display content from online resources and simplifies ...
Several Malicious Android apps found on Google Play affects 25,000 devices

Several Malicious Android apps found on Google Play affects 25,000 devices

August 10, 2013Mohit Kumar
As time goes on, though, the Malware Risk on Mobile Platforms appears to be increasing. A flood of scammy apps that are difficult for G...
'BadNews' Android Malware downloaded up to 9 million times

'BadNews' Android Malware downloaded up to 9 million times

April 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
It appears as if another malware scare has come to Android . Lookout Security said on Friday that it has discovered a new family of malw...
Google Play privacy issue, sends app buyers personal details to developers

Google Play privacy issue, sends app buyers personal details to developers

February 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google is again under attack for its apparent mishandling of its users’ personal information. An Australian software developer ' Dan Nol...
Developer expelled by Google Play Store on posting Malicious Android apps

Developer expelled by Google Play Store on posting Malicious Android apps

January 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google Play Developer Console enables developers to easily publish and distribute their applications directly to users of Android-compat...
Android Malware that can DDoS Attacks from your smartphone

Android Malware that can DDoS Attacks from your smartphone

December 28, 2012Wang Wei
The Russian anti-virus vendor Doctor Web has found a new malicious program for Android which allows hacker groups to carry out mobile deni...
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Google is bringing a host of new features to its Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system designed to increase productivity, creativity ...