Tag Archives: App

Hundreds of US apps with government tracking capabilities

[German]A new report reveals an unpleasant discovery. Apparently hundreds of apps are contaminated with frameworks that allow for government monitoring. It involves the US company Anomaly Six, which has ties to the military and intelligence community. The US contractor obtains … Continue reading

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Windows 10 2004: Does Update KB4565503 remove apps?

[Geman]Brief question to  people with Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Do you still have applications like Notepad, Wordpad and the classic MS Paint? It looks like Microsoft will remove these applications via update. Advertising

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New Signal feature lets experts uninstall the app

The Messenger Signal has been extremely popular with many people for years and was a replacement for SMS and WhatsApp. However, a new feature now causes security experts to uninstall this messenger. Advertising

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Data Leak at Domestic Abuse Victims App

[German]Security researchers have discovered a data leak in an app dedicated to the prevention of domestic abuse. Here are some tips on this particularly sensitive topic. Advertising

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Windows 10: Mail & Calendar app deletes GMail

[German]The Mail & Calendar app included with Windows 10 is causing a steady stream of issues. Constantly something is broken, now there are reports that the app deletes GMail entries or is causing GMail issues. Advertising

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US President: Trump’s 2020 election campaign vulnerable via apps

[German]In support of his re-election, US President Donald has had an app called ‘Official Trump 2020’ developed. However, this app has massive security gaps and is vulnerable. Advertising

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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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