So-called “Judy” Android malware could affect over 36.5 million devices

Judy Android Malware

The announcement of this spreading cyber attack follows closely on the heels of the WannaCry ransomware. In a month riddled with PC and cyber security issues, a new Android malware called “Judy” has made its way onto the scene. This is expected to affect more than 36.5 million smartphones and tablets, after WannaCry planted its ransomware into over 200,000 computers. The Judy malware was uncovered by researchers at Checkpoint security and it will rapidly infect millions. Judy is a form of Android malware that is meant to build fraudulent clicks…

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Google faces Russian ultimatum for unbundling mobile apps

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The country has now told the tech giant that it must split apart the bundling of its services, particularly search. It now appears that Google has run out of options in Russia, now that the government there has made a final decision with regards to the tech giant’s bundling of mobile apps and services, particularly when it comes to the use of the search engine on Android devices. Google has now been given a deadline of November 18 by which it must unbundle services in Russia. Failure to unbundle its…

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Mobile ad network launch on the way at Amazon

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The massive e-commerce marketplace is now turning itself into a rival for Facebook, Google, and other giants. Amazon, the massive e-commerce marketplace, has now revealed that it is going to make a brand new move in the device sphere, as it will be creating its own mobile ad network in order to compete with Google and Facebook in this area. The company has long been heavily involved in the creation and selling over mobile devices. Not only does Amazon sell over m-commerce, but it has its own range of devices…

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Mobile security vulnerabilities rise through cheap apps

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These applications and a failure to incorporate inbuilt protection is increasing risk exposure. Among the primary struggles that have been faced by mobile security, so far, has been the vulnerabilities and risks that are added by the vast number of cheap applications and the low degree of protection that have been built into some of the largest app store environments. Primary among these has been the Android environment, though this could soon be changing. Google could be adding a serious new layer to mobile security by securing its Android environment,…

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Apple app available at the iTunes Store now number over 1 million

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Though it has been over a year since there were a million submissions, now these applications are available. Last year, it was reported that the number of application submissions of Apple apps to be sold on iTunes had passed the one million mark, but it took quite a while for them all to actually become available to users of iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Although it has been over a year, the official store for iOS applications has now broken that mark. It has now been announced that the number of…

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