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Watch out for this nasty malware that can steal your banking information

There are all kinds of bad actors out there looking to take advantage of you and steal your money. Now many of them are...
Happening Now May 2, 2019

More adware! Google deletes dozens of apps with over half a billion installs

The sun comes up, the sun goes down. Bad apps are found on the Google Play Store, bad apps get removed. Repeat. It's become...
Happening Now April 29, 2019

Sophisticated spyware targets iPhones and Android -- check your phone now

Did you know there's a way for developers to install apps on your iPhone without going through Apple's App Store and its rigorous vetting...
Happening Now April 9, 2019

Nasty mobile ad fraud operation caught infecting apps in Google Play

If your Android is running hot or sluggish, or seems to be draining its battery quicker than usual, you might want to see if...
Happening Now February 23, 2019

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...
Happening Now 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....
Happening Now February 4, 2019

Don't download this app that can deplete your PayPal account

PayPal is one of those apps many of us use often. It can let us pay for anything and keep us safe from hackers,...
Happening Now December 12, 2018

Popular smartphone apps are selling your location data without your knowledge

It seems like there is an endless number of companies and people stealing our information online. From emails to search history, much of this...
Happening Now December 10, 2018

22 apps pulled after this new adware trick tried to get more cash

You know that you need to be careful when downloading programs to your computer. But many of us are less cautious with the apps...
Happening Now December 10, 2018

Google Play Store dangerous apps can fill your Android with malware and steal your money

The internet can be a dangerous place. We need to make sure we don't download any programs that may be malware or viruses in...
Happening Now November 7, 2018
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