Tag: app stores

News and Press

Apple, Google reject coronavirus apps not developed by official sources

March 6, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Apple and Google are rejecting coronavirus-related mobile apps from independent developers in an attempt to prevent the spread of misinformation. While there are developers out there who have been creating applications with good intentions — such as software that shows […]

App security, Applications

Hackers could use Google Home or Amazon Echo to listen in to your conversations

October 22, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

At least eight eavesdropping apps have slipped past Google and Amazon’s app verification process and made their way into their respective app stores, ready to be downloaded onto the smart speakers of unsuspecting victims. As Ars Technica reports, researchers at […]

App security, Applications

New Android Malware Can Steal Money From PayPal

December 12, 2018

Via: Pymnts

An Android Trojan virus has been discovered that has the ability to steal money from PayPal. According to We Live Security, the malware, which is hiding as a battery optimization tool distributed via third-party app stores, “combines the capabilities of […]

News and Press

Skype disappears from app stores in China, including Apple’s

November 21, 2017

Via: Mashable

Tumbleweeds are a-blowin’ through app stores in China, as unmonitored and foreign-run communication tools continue to vanish. The latest is Skype, which has been missing from Chinese app stores — including Apple’s — for a month, according to the New […]