Mobile apps still the 'Wild West' of online security
Thursday, 14 September 2017 Most app stores are still failing to adequately protect their users from malicious and fraudulent app downloads. This is one of the findings of a new report by threat management company RiskIQ which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than 2 billion daily scanned resources. The major marketplaces are still a source of blacklisted apps, with Google Play jumping to the #2 source for blacklisted apps in the second quarter of this year. But it's a secondary store, AndroidAPKDescargar, that holds the #1 spot for the second-straight quarter. A bright spot though is that blacklisted app downloads fell by… [Continue Reading]
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