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Warning: Porn App Secretly Takes Your Picture Then Demands Ransom

There’s a porn-watching app that secretly takes control of your phone, snaps your picture, locks you out of the device, then demands a $500 extortion payment. The cybersecurity firm Zscaler just discovered that this Android app, called “Adult Player,” is actually just malware in disguise. It’s easy to avoid, though. Adult Player can only be … Continue reading

32 Infected Apps Found On Google Play Store

  Google has once again come under fire from security experts over its laissez-faire approach to its Play app store. Security researchers at Lookout found 32 apps on Google Play that were infected by malware called BadNews. The malware sends messages to premium rate text numbers. It is designed to lay dormant for weeks after … Continue reading

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