Tag Archives: App
[German]Google has removed 7 Android apps from the Play Store after a tip from Avast because they (as so-called stalker apps) illegally tracked the user. Here are some details.
[German]Check Point security researchers have recently discovered a new variant of mobile malware called Agent Smith that infects Android apps through security vulnerabilities. Currently, about 25 million devices have been infected in silence.
Small reminder for users of Windows Phone 8.x devices: Tomorrow, July 1, 2019, Microsoft will cut off the possibility for app developers to post updates to these apps in the store (see Store Apps for Windows 8.x – important EOL … Continue reading
[German]A brief note for Windows 10 users with Apple iOS devices. Apple provides the iCloud client for Windows now as an app in Microsoft Store. Here are a few details about that.
[German]Currently, there is an increase in the number of malicious banner ads that open fraudulent web pages in the standard browser when starting or using apps on Windows 10. Here are a few details what is know so far.
[German]Microsoft is cutting its app eco systems. Windows 8.1 users won’t be able to use MSN apps after June 3, 2019. And it seems, that Microsoft Store won’t support Windows 10 Mobile apps in future anymore.
[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display … Continue reading
[German]Microsoft is probably able to track the Microsoft store app history, i.e. what you have loaded as an app in the store, even without a Microsoft account. This may be shown within the store’s app history.
[German]Microsoft explained the error ‘The configuration registry database is corrupt’, which is triggered during launch of win32 store apps in Windows 10 V 1809.
[German]There is a nasty trend in Apple’s macOS App Store: Security researchers have independently found different apps that are collecting sensitive user data and uploading it to servers controlled by the developer.