Posts Tagged 'Google Play'
WhatsApp has received more than its fair share of hits from Trojans attempting to target its large user base and worldwide popularity, but only a handful of those possesses the threat level of this new discovery that appears to be aimed primarily at Latin America. Recently revoked from Google Play, Android/Balloonpopper is a game that carries […]
In two recent blogs, McAfee Labs described Japanese and Korean Android apps on Google Play that steal a mobile device’s phone number. We have now found two more Japanese chat apps that show similar behavior. These two apps have been downloaded between 10,000 and 50,000 times each. The developers of these apps have manipulated the […]
Update, December 5 The developer of the app Machin Chat has contacted McAfee and reported that the collection of phone numbers was inadvertent and that they have no malicious intent. We have verified that updated code no longer collects phone numbers. The updated app is available on Google Play. (Older versions of the app have […]