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No encryption in Magic Kinder app causes privacy concerns for kids

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A lack of encryption in the Magic Kinder App for children has led to severe security and privacy issues.

13 Play Store apps infected with Brain Test malware

13 Play Store apps infected with Brain Test malware

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Google's Play Store has had to boot out several apps after they were found to be infected with 'Brain Test' malware.

Millions of smart TVs and remote control apps vulnerable

Millions of smart TVs and remote control apps vulnerable

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A new report from Trend Micro has suggested that 6.1 million apps for smart TVs and remote controls could be vulnerable to remote code execution attacks.

ICYMI: Windows deprecating SHA-1; Apps leaking data; Safe Harbour II; Auto-rooting adware; Apple Pay

ICYMI: Windows deprecating SHA-1; Apps leaking data; Safe Harbour II; Auto-rooting adware; Apple Pay

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In Case You Missed It: the most popular articles from the past seven days. Windows accelerates SHA-1 deprecation, Too many apps leaking personal data, Safe Harbour 2 coming soon, Apps auto-rooting Android devices, and Bank warning to Apple Pay users.

Police raid DroidJackers in international takedown

Police raid DroidJackers in international takedown

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Users of the remote access trojan, DroidJack, have been raided by police in six countries as part of international investigation into Android spyware.

How insecure are app stores?

How insecure are app stores?

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Google Bouncer beaten, Apple walled-garden breached, Candy Crush compromised

Security team finds additional Android vulnerability

Security team finds additional Android vulnerability

An IBM security research team has uncovered an additional flaw in Android that can give a malicious app the ability to fully control a device.

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