Google Play Boots 85 Malicious Adware Apps

Once downloaded, the fake apps hide themselves on the victim’s device and continue to show a full-screen ad every 15 minutes.

Link: https://threatpost.com/google-play-boots-85-malicious-adware-apps/140713/

The Promise and Peril of 5G

As the hype at CES demonstrates, 5G is the newest and shiniest tech bauble out there: but security concerns loom.

Link: https://threatpost.com/5g-security/140664/

Android Trojan Targets PayPal Users

The trojan purports to be a battery optimization app – and then steals up to 1,000 euro from victims’ PayPal accounts.

Link: https://threatpost.com/android-trojan-targets-paypal-users/139872/