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Google removes nine apps for stealing Facebook users’ logins and passwords

Google has removed nine apps from the Play Store after it was found these apps stole user’s Facebook login credentials. All apps offered legitimate services and were downloaded more than 5 million times. As uncovered by security researchers at Dr. Web (via ArsTechnica), these malicious apps used a special mechanism to trick users into handing over...

Security Analysts Identify a Trojan that Quietly Purchase Apps, a Rootkit that takes over your Device, and Ransomware that Locks your Device

For the average user on our forums, you are probably safe from most malicious threats to your device. After all, you are more likely to be running on the latest Android version with the latest security patches thanks to the effort of developers on our forums. Furthermore, you are likely more conscious of what permissions...

Lookout Discovers Trojanized Adware that Secretly Acquires Root Access

Publicly available root exploits are a godsend to consumers whose devices are locked. Exploits such as Towelroot easily enabled any user running on Android version KitKat and below to acquire root access with the click of a button. However, these methods are considered "exploits" for a reason. If an application like Towelroot can exploit your device's firmware to...