• Researchers found porn malware in Google Play children's games

    6 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Security firm Check Point today revealed it had discovered malware on the Google Play store disguised as children's games - malware that gives kids ads not suited for their age group. Checkpoint's report on the malware warns it shows pornographic ads which would obscure the actual game, including one featuring a picture of Kim Kardashian - fittingly, the code is called AdultSwine. In some cases, the virus would prompt users to download fake anti-virus software. In others, it would try to trick them into entering their phone number. According to Reuters, the ads appear in apps with titles...
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  • Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

    Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it took down 60 gaming applications after security firm Check Point said it had discovered new malicious software in the apps available to both children and adults at Google Play Store.
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  • Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids

    6 monthes ago - By CNN

    Google quickly pulled the apps from the store.
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  • Researchers find pop-up porn malware on Google game apps

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BERLIN - Security firm Check Point on Friday said it had discovered new malicious software on 60 gaming apps available to both children and adults at Google Play Store that displayed pornographic ads and tried to trick users into buying premium services.
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  • Dozens Of Children's Apps On Google Play Found With Adult Ads

    Dozens Of Children's Apps On Google Play Found With Adult Ads

    6 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Nearly 70 Android games for children featuring advertisements promoting adult websites were found listed on the Google Play Store by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research, as detailed by the company on Friday. The malicious code injecting such unseemly materials into apps catering to extremely young audiences was dubbed by the company as “AdultSwine” and appears to be primarily targeting mobile games. Besides pornographic ads that are completely unrelated to the subject of the apps in which they're being displayed and their target audience, the code is also frequently attempting to...
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