Google Play store

Pierluigi Paganini August 04, 2023
Attackers use dynamic code loading to bypass Google Play store’s malware detections

Threat actors rely on the ‘versioning’ technique to evade malware detections of malicious code uploaded to the Google Play Store. Google Cybersecurity Action Team (GCAT) revealed that threat actors are using a technique called versioning to evade malware detection implemented to detect malicious code uploaded to the Google Play Store. The technique is not new […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 31, 2022
17 Android Apps on Google Play Store, dubbed DawDropper, were serving banking malware

The researchers discovered over a dozen Android Apps on Google Play Store, collectively dubbed DawDropper, that were dropping Banking malware. Trend Micro researchers uncovered a malicious campaign that leveraged 17 seemingly harmless Android dropper apps, collectively tracked as DawDropper, on the Google Play Store to distribute banking malware. The DawDropper apps are masqueraded as productivity and utility apps such […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Android adware infected more than 15 millions users via Play store

Security experts at Avast have discovered three malicious Android apps that were serving Adware, more than 15 million users infected via Play store. Adware is one of the most insidious threat to the mobile platform, this family of malicious code is used by threat actors to automatically display or downloads advertising material when a user […]