Google said half of Android devices are unpatched and that percentage of potentially harmful apps on phones installed from all sources rose in 2016.
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Google removed a family of malicious apps, Chamois, from its Play marketplace recently that were found manipulating ad traffic.
Researchers at Check Point found and remediated malware on 38 Android devices that were infected somewhere along the supply chain.
Google has re-issued its over-the-air Android security update after Nexus 6 users reported that the patches broke the SafetyNet API and features such as Android Pay no longer worked.
Google removed 132 apps infected with malicious iFrames from its Google Play store.
Researchers demonstrate how malicious apps can break into secure Android work containers on EMM managed phones.
Google’s Android security director touts 2016 mobile OS security accomplishments from encryption, improved APIs and new developer testing tools at the RSA Conference.
RSA 2017 is previewed and last week’s report on iOS apps being vulnerable to interception attacks, macro malware coming to MacOS, and new Uber open source module are discussed.
More than 70 iOS apps are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks where TLS connections can be intercepted and sensitive data stolen.