1. oldschool

    Google enlists outside help to clean up Android’s malware mess

    Android has a bit of a malware problem. The open ecosystem's flexibility also makes it relatively easy for tainted apps to circulate on third-party app stores or malicious websites. Worse still, malware-ridden apps sneak into the official Play Store with disappointing frequency. After grappling...
  2. upnorth

    Malware Alert Malware Infected Battery App on Play Store Infects 60,000 Users

    The policy point towards someones else app/site. There are other apps that already have the exact same name and it's still available on the Play Store at the time this is posted.
  3. Faybert

    Android Google Removed Over 700,000 Malicious Android Apps From the Play Store in 2017

    Google says it removed over 700,000 bad or malicious apps from the Play Store in 2017, up 70% from 2016. The company also says it banned over 100,000 developer accounts belonging to "bad actors" who tried "to create new accounts and attempt to publish yet another set of bad apps." These...
  4. Parsh

    Security Alert Yet Another Android Trojan Malware - downloaded over 4.2M times from Play Store

    Even after multiple efforts by Google, malicious apps managed to bypass its Play Store's anti-malware protections. Security firm Check Point on Thursday published a blog post revealing at least 50 free Android apps on Play Store that were downloaded between 1 & 4.2 Million times before Google...