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1,730 Malicious Apps Still Available on Popular Android App Providers

The presence of malicious apps on Google Play and other popular Android app providers remains a persistent problem. As of the first week of December, approximately 1,700+ malicious apps are still available on the Google Play and two third-party Android app distributors. Though app providers have implemented certain regulations to mitigate the ruckus of malicious [...]

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1,730 Malicious Apps Still Available on Popular Android App Providers

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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.