Same story, different day. The Google Play Store has once again had to remove multiple malicious apps after they were uncovered by researchers.
Apps containing LightsOut, a particularly nasty form of adware, have been purged from the Play Store, just the latest in a series of problems in the Android app ecosystem.
Google is taking new measures to protect Play Store users from spying apps, but after several incidents in the past, are they doing enough?
After embarrassing incidents where malware has been found in the Google Play Store, a Google Play bug bounty program with HackerOne has been announced.
Judy Android malware somehow bypassed Google’s antivirus system to offer a large amount of apps that were ultimately downloaded by unsuspecting users.
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