- 20 August 2019, 08:00 in Apps

#privacy: Over 80 malicious Android apps have been downloaded 8 million times

Researchers at Trend Micro discovered that 85 Android apps were adware posing as legitimate software.

Disguised as photo-editing apps and games, the adware apps have been caught delivering adware, thus enabling them to monetise affected devices while attempting to be “innocuous”.

The adware apps display advertisement that are difficult to close as well as employing techniques to evade detection through user behaviour and time-based triggers.

The adware apps include Magic Camera: Make Magical...

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- 23 August 2019, 11:28 in Compliance

Using IP geolocation data to limit password sharing, retain subscribers, and recapture revenues

Over-the-top (OTT) providers take a huge financial hit from password sharing – Netflix and Hulu...

- 16 August 2019, 08:05 in Apps

#privacy: Web regulator in China says app operators must clamp down on data collection malpractice

The Internet regulator in China has instructed a high number of mobile app operators to...


- 5 June 2019, 09:00 in Apps

Russia demands Tinder to share user data

Tinder is now required to share user data to Russian intelligence agencies when requested. Tinder is one of 175 of companies that have been put on a...

- 31 May 2019, 09:00 in Apps

Chinese database exposes 42.5 million records

A non-password protected Elastic database was discovered, exposing the records of dating app users. The majority of the users that were exposed...

- 24 May 2019, 09:15 in Apps

Millions of golfer records from Game Golf app exposed

Millions of sensitive data points have been exposed on an unprotected server. Security Discovery researcher, Bob Diachenko, discovered an Elastic...

- 27 September 2017, 08:00 in Apps

Transfer Window Presents Top Time to Engage with Football Fans

Whether it’s the Ox’ move to the north west, the Dembele deal or the £1.38bn busting budget, the summer transfer window is always...

- 8 August 2017, 08:30 in Apps

Building an M-Commerce App Can Save you Money, Not Cost you Money

In today’s mobile-first world, we’re all aware of the need to shift our focus away from traditional advertising and desktop banner ads,...

- 4 August 2017, 07:30 in Apps

Mobile App Promotions: A Small Part of the Full Picture

A sentiment I’ve been hearing all too often from ad agencies recently, is that when considering a mobile advertising investment the sole...

- 19 July 2017, 08:00 in Apps

7 Ways to Promote Your Mobile App for Free

Mobile app discovery is one of the toughest tasks facing indie developers. Around 270 billion apps are forecast to be downloaded across global app...

- 22 June 2017, 07:30 in Apps

Balancing App Monetisation and the User Experience

We are all familiar with this situation – you’ve opened your app to either play a game or perform a task but you can’t seem to do...

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