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Android Users Alert! Uninstall THESE 7 apps with Joker malware

QRcode Scan, EmojiOne keyboard, Battery Charging Animations Battery Wallpaper, Dazzling Keyboard, Volume Booster Loud Sound Equaliser, Super Hero Effect, and Classic Emoji Keyboard are the seven apps that have been identified to have Joker virus. 

Nov 15, 2021, 16:14 PM IST

Netflix unveils mobile games for Android users: Here’s how it works

It's worth mentioning that all of these games are Netflix exclusives, and they're all available on the Google Play Store through Netflix's developer account.

Nov 02, 2021, 23:03 PM IST

Beware! Over 10 million Android users targeted with THESE SMS scam apps: Here’s how to remain safe

Despite the fact that a large number of the apps in question have subsequently been deleted from the Google Play Store, 82 apps were still available as of October 19, 2021.

Oct 26, 2021, 17:07 PM IST

TikTok, PUBG Mobile becomes the most downloaded apps despite facing ban, reveals report

According to the report, consumer spending on TikTok increased by 41 percent year on year (YoY).

Oct 04, 2021, 19:46 PM IST

Alert! Google bans 136 malicious apps from Play. Full list here

 Google took action and banned all 136 apps. 

Oct 01, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

19,000 apps on Google Play Store found unsafe, could even leak your personal data

More than 19,000 apps have been found potentially unsafe safe by digital security company Avast. Vulnerabilities in the apps could even leak your personal data and can put your smartphone’s security at risk. 

Sep 11, 2021, 11:42 AM IST

Google banned fake apps from Play Store: Here’s how to identify malicious apps

 Users were also asked to pay for “increased cryptocurrency-mining capabilities” using in-app purchases that might cost any day from $14.99 (around Rs 1095) to $189.99 (around Rs 13,870).

Sep 05, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

Google bans 8 cryptocurrency apps for fraud! Were you using any of them?

Users were reportedly lured to install the apps on their phones in hope of turning rich into a snap. 

Aug 25, 2021, 21:24 PM IST

Google removes 8 malicious apps from Play Store

Google has now identified these malicious apps and removed them from Play Store. These apps masquerading as genuine apps were giving good returns on investments in cloud-mining operations.

Aug 22, 2021, 22:26 PM IST

WhatsApp for Raksha Bandhan 2021: Android, iOS users, here's how to download and send Happy Rakhi stickers

The introduction of stickers and GIFs have made sending regular text messaging much more fun. Add a dash of quirk to Raksha Bandhan celebrations with these stickers

Aug 20, 2021, 12:25 PM IST

Big Revelation! Delhi Police accuses Google Play Store of helping fraudsters to conduct KYC scams

In a tweet, DCP Cybercrime added that searching for KYC on the Google Play store shows TeamViewer Quick Support as the first result and this is the same app used for KYC frauds in India. 

Aug 07, 2021, 12:07 PM IST

Banned! Google Play Store bans THESE 'Sugar Daddy' apps for sexual content

Sugar dating basically means friendships or relationships where an older rich man gives money to young girls in exchange of ‘typically sexual’ favours. 

Jul 31, 2021, 17:27 PM IST

Elon Musk ditches Apple, says ‘Epic is right’

Apple is already in a fight against a lawsuit filed last year by Epic Games, alleging that the iPhone maker has abused its dominance in the market for mobile apps. 

Jul 31, 2021, 15:29 PM IST

Beware! THESE fake cryptocurrency apps on the Google Play Store can steal your money

Security researchers working at the Lookout Threat Lab revealed that there are around 170 Android apps,  of which 25 fake apps are available on the Google Play Store, that are scamming people who plan to earn some money from crypto mining.

Jul 09, 2021, 16:19 PM IST

Beware! THESE 9 Android apps caught stealing your Facebook details: Here's how to delete them

According to Doctor Web, a shocking revelation has been made whereas many as nine Android apps have been found stealing Facebook users’ logins and passwords. These apps seem to be installed more than 5,856,010 times from the Google Play Store.

Jul 04, 2021, 16:23 PM IST

8 Android apps test positive for Joker malware, delete them right now or lose data

The Joker malware is capable of changing and evolving itself so that it can bypass the security norms of the Google Play Store. 

Jun 20, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

Spam alert! Fake oximeter apps could steal your banking credentials, here’s how to check if it’s safe or not

The team from Quick Heal Security Labs found that malware authors were misusing the official apps with trojan to steal users` banking credentials. 

Jun 04, 2021, 16:33 PM IST

Italy fines Google $123 million for abuse of dominant position

Italy has fined Google 102 million euros ($123 million) for abuse of its dominant position due to its Android mobile operating system and app store Google Play.

May 13, 2021, 17:06 PM IST

Google to block apps from accessing entire app list on phones

Google has announced to change this system on its Play Store from May 5. In an update, Google has said that app developers will have to provide a solid reason for why the tech giant should let them access other apps on users’ smartphones, reports arstechnica.

Apr 03, 2021, 17:09 PM IST

Google cuts Play Store fee by 50% for Indian developers making less than $1 million per year

Google said in a blog post that the move would cut app store fees to 15% from 30% effective July 1 and would impact most of the developers on its app store. Apple Inc had said in November that it planned to lower its commissions for developers who make $1 million or less in proceeds each year from its app store.

Mar 16, 2021, 23:17 PM IST