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New Android Warning: 40M Users Installed Video App Hiding Devious Malware—Delete Now

Here we go again—another popular Android app caught defrauding users on a huge scale. This is familiar territory now, although the numbers get bigger and more onerous. The app this time is SnapTube, a video downloader that lets users select YouTube and Facebook videos to play offline. The app’s developers claim more than 40 million users, and it has… Read More »

Google Android Warning As Devious Spyware Hits The Play Store

Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after a spyware app made it onto the official Play store, twice. JAAP ARRIENS/NURPHOTO Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after security researchers at ESET discovered a rogue spyware app has hit the official Play store, twice. It comes after researchers at Trend Micro warned last weekend that adware-ridden… Read More »

ANDROID WARNING – Google Play apps can steal information from YOUR WhatsApp

Google Play hosted 20 apps that were capable of stealing personal information from popular programmes like WhatsApp, security experts have said. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The apps exploited know vulnerabilities to “root” devices running older versions of Android and then bypass security protectons. The malicious programmes were then capable of accessing sensitive data stored in popular apps such as… Read More »

India’s floundering bank debt-for-equity deals a warning for China

Indian lenders are struggling to find new owners for unprofitable steel and infrastructure companies they took over under a debt-for-equity swap, a warning sign for China, which is launching a similar scheme. Indian banks have either taken over or are in the process of seizing majority control in 18 firms with a combined debt of about $15 billion,… Read More »