Open-source spyware makes it on the Google Play Store

    Date22 Aug 2019
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    Have you heard that spyware based on two-year-old AhMyth RAT has made it past Play Store's scans, despite not being anything special? Learn more in this interesting ZDNet article:

    You know Play Store security scans are really bad when spyware based on open source code manages to slip past Google's defenses, not once, but twice.

    The Android app that did this is called Radio Balouch, also RB Music, an app for streaming Balouchi music, specific to a geographical region and population that spreads across Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

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