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Mar
29
2016

SmeshApp IM app spies on Indian Army.

SmeshApp IM app spies on Indian Army and sends sensitive information to Pakistan owned server in Germany.

Indian TV station CNN-IBN has discovered that Pakistani officials were collecting data about Indian troop movements using an Android app called SmeshApp.

According to the TV station’s investigation, which received a tip from an inside source, Pakistan army’s Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) agency was behind an Android app available through Google’s Play Store, named SmeshApp (Google Cache link).

Jul
20
2015

Alert..! Apps on Google Play Steal Facebook Credentials

Alert.. !  Over 500,000 Android users targeted by phishing apps harvesting their Facebook credentials. Cowboy Adventure was a relatively popular game on the Google Play store. That popularity in itself is unremarkable: however, the developers of the app also used it as a tool to harvest Facebook credentials, and that did raise a few eyebrows. It was one of two games that contained this malicious functionality, the other one being Jump Chess.

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