Tag Archives: App

Android Privacy Vault Apps steals Data and Photos

[German]Security researchers from CyberNews warn about the use of Android Privacy Vault apps from the Google Play Store, which are promise to protect private data. But an analysis has shown that 30 so-called Privacy Vault apps misuse the entrusted data … Continue reading

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Android: Secret network of 27 app developers

[German]Security researchers have uncovered a secret network of 27 developers who have posted a total of 103 ‘potentially malicious’ apps with 69 million downloads on the Google Play Store. The apps have now been largely removed from the Play Store … Continue reading

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Windows 10: ‘The app … isn’t a a verified app from the Store’

[German]German blog-reader Martin Feuerstein has pointed out a curious issue with app installing in Windows. When trying to install an app in Windows 10, he got the error message ‘The app you’re trying to install isn’t a verified app from … Continue reading

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Over 3.6 million users install Fleeceware in iOS

[German]Now it’s the turn of Apple users with iOS who download apps from the Apple Store. These were contaminated with so-called fleeceware, as Sophos security researchers have found out. Advertising

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Zoom cuts data transfer to Facebook in iOS app

[German]he provider Zoom has just attracted attention because its iOS app for web and video conferencing transferred data to Facebook. As soon as it became known, the provider removed the corresponding framework from the app. Advertising

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GitHub for Mobile released

[German]Another brief message for developers or users who use GitHub. The GitHub for Mobile app has been released in a stable version for Android and iOS. Features such as team communication, problem viewing and code merging are now natively available … Continue reading

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Google kicks ToTok app out from Play Store for spying again…

[German]I just came across the news that Google has kicked the Android app ToTok (a chat program) out of the Google Play Store again because of spying features. There was something in December 2019, which I had reported about at … Continue reading

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Windows 10, the telemetry and the GDPR privacy problem…

[German]We have January 2020, Windows 7 reaches the end of live and users shall upgrade to Windows 10 (according to Microsoft’s plans). People who jumps on Windows 10 with enthusiasm should keep the telemetry in mind. Just realizing that even … Continue reading

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Candy Crush-Soda: Operator earns 2 billion US-$

It must have been worth it. The game Candy Crush Soda Saga has generated over $2 billion in revenue for the app since its release in 2014, according to a report by analysts at Sensor Tower Store Intelligence. With 410 … Continue reading

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Warning: Uninstall these Android Malicious Apps immediately

[German]Android users should check their devices for installed apps and see if there are 15 malicious apps are present. In case, uninstall these malicious apps immediately. Advertising

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