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“AdultSwine” Play Store Malware Shows Pornography in Games for Kids

Researchers at Check Point have discovered new malware hidden in about 60 games and applications on the Google Play Store. It’s dubbed “AdultSwine”, and it displays pornographic advertisements, entices users to install fake security applications, and tries to make users sign up for premium services. The infected apps, which are mostly aimed at children, have been […]

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OnePlus 3/3T Owners on OxygenOS 5.0.1 are being warned by Play Protect to uninstall “FactoryMode”

The Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 3 & 3T started to roll out last month in the form of OxygenOS 5.0. Today, the company announced the broad availability of OxygenOS 5.0.1 which adds support for Qualcomm’s aptX HD Bluetooth audio codec, a new Adaptive screen calibration mode, December security patches, and more. Since the update […]

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Play Store will Require New and Updated Apps to Target Newer API Levels and Distribute Native Code with 64-bit Support

In a blog post today, Google has announced major upcoming changes to applications submitted to the Play Store. These changes are designed to improve security for the end user by requiring that developers target newer API levels. Furthermore, Google will also start requiring that applications that distribute native libraries also provide 64-bit versions of those […]

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Popular Theming App “Zooper Widget” has been Removed from the Play Store

Theming an Android phone has always been popular among our readers. There are full fledged theme engines such as Substratum, but there are also apps that let you customize your launcher, icons, and more. Zooper Widget was one such app. It was a custom widget creator with extensive functionality, allowing users to create custom widgets, wallpapers, […]

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