Tagged: App Security

Two Google Play Apps, Songs and Prized, Install Cryptocurrency Mining Code on Over 1 Million Android Phones 0

Two Google Play Apps, Songs and Prized, Install Cryptocurrency Mining Code on Over 1 Million Android Phones

Two programs on Android app marketplace Google Play, Songs and Prized, were found to be infected with the malicious cryptocurrency mining code ANDROIDOS_KAGECOIN.HBTB, based on the well-known software cpuminer. This code connects unwitting victim’s phones to a pool of high-end machine processors and runs in the background to mine Litecoin and Dogecoin and create new e-coins. These two apps were...

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AppLock For Android, Blocking Access To Your Important Files

AppLock is a free application for Android, which also offer blocking options for important files and personal information of the users, it is also a simple solution to protect applications that are installed on the device using a password or a lock code for the screen. When the application is first executed, the user will be prompted to set a password...