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Android™ Users Conned By Fake Security App

April 16, 2014  Security Suite

Top paid Android® app Virus Shield reportedly swindled Google Play™ Store shoppers into paying $3.99 for an app that merely changes an “X” on an image of a shield to a “√”. Claiming to protect phones from spyware and malware, Virus Shield quickly rose to the number one spot of the “Top New Paid Android Apps” list in April, until reports began surfacing that it provided no anti-virus protection at all. Reportedly, Virus Shield is no longer available on the Android™ market. Google Play™ Store currently has nothing more than basic filtering in place to verify apps validity before they are available to shoppers.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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