FakeApp discovered on Google Play Store which increases download count and rating of other applications.

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 07:16:46 +0000

Quick Heal Security Lab has spotted few FakeApps with more than 50,000+ installations on Google Play Store. These applications appear to be genuine as a PDF reader, PDF Downloader, PDF Scanner etc., but don’t have such functionality. The main purpose of these apps is to increase the download count of…

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Fake Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:00:41 +0000

The extremely popular video game Fortnite is coming to Android sometime this summer, and the fanbase is going wild. Not surprisingly, mobile malware developers are taking advantage. Already, there are several videos on YouTube with links claiming to be versions of Fortnite for Android. Spoiler alert: they’re fake.

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Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:00 +0000

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn’t end well.

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Beware of fake cryptocurrency mining apps – a report by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:22 +0000

Cryptocurrency has become a famous and valuable digital asset. One of the ways to earn cryptocurrencies is to mine them. New coins are generated and brought into the market through the process of mining. Mining of cryptocurrency is a resource-intensive task but mining them on mobile devices is still a…

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