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GDPR leads to ‘lost generation’ of Android apps

GDPR leads to ‘lost generation’ of Android apps

A new, high-quality research paper concludes that Europe's data protection laws have stifled innovation. According to the paper published this week, the increased data protection requirements of the EU's GDPR have a devastating effect on the introduction of new apps. The paper, titled 'GDPR ... Read more

date10 days ago
Microsoft to add support for Android Apps in Windows 11

Microsoft to add support for Android Apps in Windows 11

The Apps are already available in a "public preview" In 2021, Microsoft announced Windows 11 users would be able to natively access Android apps through a PC-based version of the Amazon Appstore. In October last year Windows 11 arrived, but access to Android apps on the platform was limited t... Read more

date3 months ago
Google sees future in Android tablets, makes hefty investments

Google sees future in Android tablets, makes hefty investments

Google is recruiting staff to further develop Android tablets and apps. A new job posting underscores that Android tablets play a growing role in Google's strategy. At the end of 2021, Google announced Android 12L, a special Android 12 version for tablets. During the announcement, Google claimed... Read more

date4 months ago
U.S. takes a firm stand against Google’s Play Store monopoly

U.S. takes a firm stand against Google’s Play Store monopoly

Thirty-seven total US district and state attorney generals have sued Alphabet's Google. There are several allegations against the tech giant surrounding unlawful preservation of the monopoly of their Play Store. What are the allegations? District and state attorney generals across thirty-seve... Read more

date10 months ago
Android apps exposed millions of users through misconfigurations

Android apps exposed millions of users through misconfigurations

Researchers analyzing Android apps have found profoundly worrying cloud misconfigurations that expose the data of more than 100 million users. Check Point Research published a report on Thursday saying that at least 23 mobile applications have a variety of misconfigurations of third-party cloud ser... Read more

date12 months ago
Google releases new features for core Android apps

Google releases new features for core Android apps

Google introduced new features for several of the core Android apps, intended to improve the user experience in accessibility, messaging, and password security. The updates come after the search giant debuted its first developer preview of Android 12, the next release of the smartphone OS. The h... Read more

date1 year ago
Android apps still exposed to a severe bug that was fixed in April

Android apps still exposed to a severe bug that was fixed in April

Security researchers have seen major Android apps vulnerable to a known flaw that gives attackers access to the users' phones and data. According to the research, the apps affected are some of the most used and well-known kind. The affected apps include Bumble, Grindr, OkCupid, Cisco Teams, Moov... Read more

date1 year ago
New ‘Ghimob’ Android Trojan can spy on 153 mobile apps

New ‘Ghimob’ Android Trojan can spy on 153 mobile apps

Security experts have discovered a new malware that can spy and obtain data from 153 Android applications. According to the report released on Monday by security firm Kaspersky, Ghimob (an Android banking Trojan) is believed to have been developed by the same group that developed Guildma (Astaro... Read more

date2 years ago
Hackers stole data for years using backdoors in Google Play apps

Hackers stole data for years using backdoors in Google Play apps

Hackers used a backdoor in Google Play for years to steal sensitive data. Researchers from security firm Kaspersky Labs published these results. Kaspersky's research team discovered at least eight Google Play apps with backdoors dating back to 2018. Based on archive research, the resea... Read more

date2 years ago
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