Google Google kicks out 7 stalker apps that enjoyed 130,000 installations

Google has removed seven "stalker apps" from its Play Store after security researchers at Avast warned that the apps were …

Android Adware masquerading as genuine Samsung app downloaded by over 10m users

A fake app on the Google Play Store that offered free and paid firmware updates for their Samsung devices was …

Threats BeiTaAd adware that renders smartphones unusable found in 238 Play Store apps

BeiTaAd, a highly-intrusive adware plugin that displayed advertisements on smartphone lock screens and triggered video and audio advertisements even while …

News Passwords of G Suite enterprise users were stored in plain text since 2005

Google recently announced that an error in functionality in G Suite that allowed domain administrators to set and recover passwords …

News Google stops Huawei’s access to Android updates and Google services

In order to comply with the US government's decision to ban the supply of equipment and other products and services …

Threats Fake beauty apps on Google Play Store enjoyed millions of downloads

Security researchers have discovered dozens of fake beauty apps on the Google Play Store that have no real functionality of …

News Google fined £44m by French data protection watchdog for violating GDPR

CNIL, the French data protection commission, has issued a fine of 50 Million euros (£44 million) to Google for failing …

Threats 15 fake navigation apps on Google Play Store enjoyed 50m downloads

As many as fifteen 'adware apps' that masqueraded as GPS navigation apps were downloaded as many as 50 million times …

News Bug in Google+ API exposed personal data of 52.5 million users

Google announced this week that it would expedite the shutting down of the consumer version of Google+ after the company …

Threats 13 malware-ridden apps on Google Play Store enjoyed half-a-million downloads

Google recently kicked out 13 malicious apps from its official Play Store after a security researcher demonstrated that the apps …

News Extra costs for Google services: penalty or financial advantage?

Last week, Google announced to charge extra costs on mobile phone manufacturers in the EU for its pre-installed services. Yesterday …

News Android backup data soon to be secure

Google will now encrypt all your backup data stored on its cloud servers as part of a new security measure for Android …