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The Shield:
500+ apps, downloaded 100M+ times, removed by Google from Play Store or updated after it was discovered that an ad SDK they used could serve as spyware backdoor   —  The Lookout Security Intelligence team has discovered an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin that had the capability …
Aug 22, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Marc Rogers / The Official Lookout Blog:
Dendroid malware can take over your camera, record audio, and sneak into Google Play   —  Remote access trojans that let criminals spy on you are a nasty issue, but when you find one in the Google Play store, it sounds off some alarms.  —  This week, researchers found Dendroid, a custom …
Mar 7, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Marc Rogers / The Official Lookout Blog:
Why I Hacked Apple's TouchID, And Still Think It Is Awesome.   —  By now, the news is out —TouchID was hacked.  In truth, none of us really expected otherwise.  Fingerprint biometrics use a security credential that gets left behind everywhere you go on everything you touch.
Sep 24, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Marc Rogers / The Official Lookout Blog:
The Bearer of BadNews   —  Lookout has discovered BadNews, a new malware family, in 32 apps across four different developer accounts in Google Play.  According to Google Play statistics, the combined affected applications have been downloaded between 2,000,000 - 9,000,000 times.
Apr 20, 2013, 3:05 PMIn context
The Official Lookout Blog:
Lookout Partners with FCC to Launch Smartphone Security Checker to Help Consumers Protect Mobile Devices This Holiday Season  —  Guest Bloggers: Jordan Usdan & Kevin Almasy, Public Private Initiatives, FCC  —  More than 20 million Americans will unwrap a new mobile device this holiday season …
Dec 18, 2012, 3:20 PMIn context

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