85 more Google Play Store apps found to have Android malware

One of the purported advantages of getting your Android and iOS apps from a centralized store is that you get higher security, because everything gets checked by Google’s and Apple’s sophisticated malware scanning mechanisms. But these mechanisms must be automated if they are to work when thousands of apps are getting updated or submitted every day, and that automation sometimes lets some bad actors through the filters.

Link: 85 more Google Play Store apps found to have Android malware
via download.cnet.com

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