Tag Archive: GooglePlay

Google Play Store Played Again – Tekya Clicker Hides in 24 Children’s Games and 32 Utility Apps

March 24, 2020 2:14 am

Research by Israel Wernik, Danil Golubenko , Aviran Hazum    Although Google has taken steps to secure its Play store and stop malicious activity, hackers are still finding ways to infiltrate the app store and access users’... Click to Read More

Does Your Mobile Anti-Virus App Protect or Infect You? The Truth Behind DU Antivirus Security

September 18, 2017 10:53 am

  With mobile attacks representing nearly 20% of all cyberattacks in the Americas during the first half of 2017, users are constantly warned to be aware of security risks affecting their data and... Click to Read More

ExpensiveWall: A dangerous ‘packed’ malware on Google Play that will hit you in your wallet!

September 14, 2017 6:00 am

  Check Point’s mobile threat research team identified a new variant of an Android malware that sends fraudulent premium SMS messages and charges for fake services to users’ accounts without their knowledge. According... Click to Read More

2017-7-17 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 17, 2017 11:24 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A worker of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MSLA) in the US took advantage of his access to its secured computers to conduct one of the biggest lottery scams... Click to Read More

2017-7-10 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 10, 2017 11:18 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Security researchers have found an unsecured Amazon S3 server belonging to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which led to the possible exposure of sensitive data of over 3... Click to Read More

The Judy Malware: Possibly the largest malware campaign found on Google Play

May 25, 2017 6:00 am

  Check Point researchers discovered another widespread malware campaign on Google Play, Google’s official app store. The malware, dubbed “Judy”, is an auto-clicking adware which was found on 41 apps developed by a... Click to Read More

2017-4-24 Global Cyber Attack Reports

April 24, 2017 10:41 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A wave of email-spread malware hit Americans, seeking to exploit the April tax payment deadline by sending malicious attachments that appear to be legitimate tax emails. These attachments contain... Click to Read More