Google Boots 500 Apps For Conataining Spyware

Google Boots 500 Apps For Conataining Spyware

In the same week we heard news of Microsoft allowing apps that permit access to pirated content, we’re hearing news that Google has booted over 500 apps for spyware concerns. Researchers found these apps had the ability to spread spyware to mobile phones and subsequently they were removed from Google’s Play Store.

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