SC Magazine: 36 malicious apps advertised as security tools spotted in Google Play

SC Magazine: 36 malicious apps advertised as security tools spotted in Google Play. “Trend Micro researchers notified Google that 36 malicious apps on Google Play are posing as security tools. The malicious apps were advertised under names such as Security Defender, Security Keeper, Smart Security, Advanced Boost, and other cyber-security sounding names, but their true purpose was to steal user information and bombard them with ads, according to a 3 January blog post.”

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