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Another malicious app that could rip you off found in the Google Play Store

When downloading apps to your smartphone or tablet, we would always recommend using the official app stores like Google Play, or the Apple App Store. But, even though these official stores have screenings and fail-safes to try and weed out the malicious apps, sometimes one slips through. That exactly what happened recently. Here is what to look out for.
Happening Now: Security & Privacy February 11, 2019

Check your phone now for these malicious apps

The Google Play store has so many apps that many of us have no idea which ones are safe and which ones are not. These particular apps may seem like simple photo or editor apps but are actually malicious. Here is how to protect yourself.
Happening Now: Security & Privacy
February 4, 2019

Malicious apps sneak back into Google Play

We often rely on official app sources like Google Play for Android and the Apple App Store for iPhones to protect us from malicious and…

Millions of gadgets infected by malware from malicious apps

This is one of the biggest malware outbreaks ever, and you won't believe how it's spreading. Millions of people have downloaded apps hiding this dangerous software. How did these apps slip through the cracks? And is your gadget infected?
Happening Now: Technology September 16, 2017

Two-stage spyware attacks triggered by malicious apps

Before you download another app, you have to read this! A dangerous new malware has just been discovered that's infecting tablets and smartphones. If you download one of the apps carrying this virus, cybercrooks can capture your text messages, emails, voice calls, photos, location and even information from other apps!

Malicious apps found spying on your private text messages

Around 500,000 people have downloaded these apps, believing they were trustworthy. But, it's now been discovered these dangerous apps are actually carrying malware. If your phone or tablet has been infected, someone could be intercepting your private text messages.
Happening Now: Security & Privacy
July 28, 2017

Can this really stop malicious apps in the Google Play store?

Google Play is supposed to prevent malicious apps from slipping through. But we've seen report after report of fake apps hiding malware in them. Now, Google claims it has found a solution. Will it actually work, or is it just a gimmick so you won't lose trust in your Android devices?

Malicious apps infecting millions of smartphones and tablets!

This is scary! Over 50 malicious apps have been found in the app store, and they're infecting millions of devices. Is one of these apps on your smartphone or tablet right now? I've got the list of infected apps, and the steps you need to take to protect your device immediately!
Happening Now: Security & Privacy
April 26, 2017

Top Story: Watch out! New malicious app poses as a security update to trick victims

I'm constantly warning you about securing your smartphones and tablets, but you have to be careful about the things you download. Just because an app claims to be a security tool, doesn't mean it is. Everyone who downloaded this particular app is learning this lesson the hard way. It looks legitimate, but it's actually fooling users into handing over their personal information.
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Malicious apps can take pictures using your phone - without you knowing

This is scary, and really needs to stop now. As part of a university project, blogger Szymon Sidor was trying to hack into┬ácameras on PCs…
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