Researchers spotted a new set of fake voice apps in the Google Play Store and suggested that the activity may signal the beginning of a new mobile botnet.
Researchers uncovered an adaptable Android Trojan known as GPlayed that masquerades as Google Apps to spy on and steal information from victims.
A new Android spyware family is capable of retrieving chats from several mobile messaging apps and stealing on other types of information, such as browser history and call logs.
Google pulled 145 Android apps from its Play Store after Palo Alto Networks discovered that they were infected with Windows malware, posing a mobile app security threat to the software ecosystem.
In July 2018, Researches reported three fake Android banking apps that phished for users' credit card details and leaked them online by transferring them to an exposed server.
A malicious Google Chrome extension dubbed Catch-All is using a simple phishing scheme to commit data theft against users in Brazil.
Users who downloaded a phony Adblock Plus app should be on the lookout for a possible data breach. Google has since removed the app from its Chrome Store.
Google is rolling out a number of protections to combat phishing attacks through plug-ins. These verification steps will help users practice due diligence.
Two apps that contained LeakerLocker ransomware, which locks and threatens to spread personal data, have been removed from the Google Play Store.
The discovery of a flaw in Google Apps allowing cybercriminals to conduct email spoofing through the admin console may have some early adopters concerned.