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Fraudsters cash in on Covid-19 with app malware

Entertainment apps proved a rich hunting ground for fraudsters during Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdowns, with the …

Upstream warns of mobile ad fraud spike

Carrier billing security company Upstream reported a significant number of fraudulent transaction attempts in 2019, …

Google calls in backup to block bad apps

Google tapped security companies ESET, Lookout and Zimperium to help it screen new apps for …

Facebook sues Asian developers for click fraud

Facebook started legal action against two Asia-based developers for allegedly installing malware on users’ smartphones …

CopyCat malware hit 14M Android devices

Mobile malware dubbed CopyCat infected 14 million Android devices, earning the hackers behind it approximately …

Airpush, Appthority team up to combat mobile malware

Mobile ad network Airpush and app security player Appthority are to work together to tackle the increasing problem of mobile malware.

Fake mobile games cost UK consumers 28k

Fake versions of popular Android games left more than a thousand UK consumers out of …

Mobile malware explosion in Q1: McAfee

Security technology company McAfee said the amount of mobile device malware increased by 1,200 percent in the first quarter of 2012