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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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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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[Update: LastPass Unaffected] Google is Threatening to Remove Apps with Accessibility Services from the Play Store

Update: LastPass has just responded to this news and states that there will be “no immediate impact” for their Android apps. Whether or not this means that other applications will be given leniency remains to be seen. Some of the most innovative applications on the Play Store are built on using APIs in ways that […]

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