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Android Bouncer boots out 40 per cent of malware

Google has confirmed its use of a service named Bouncer that's apparently rid the Android app market of 40 per cent of malware.

By Feb. 3, 2012

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Utilities Updates: Timbuktu; FoldersSynchronizer; IPNetSentry; Extension Overload; Bouncer; more

Utilities Updates: Timbuktu; FoldersSynchronizer; IPNetSentry; Extension Overload; Bouncer; more

By Oct. 31, 2001

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The bar that won't let you in unless you're a Facebook friend

A Stockton, Calif., bar owner is fed up with undesirables. So he won't let you in after 9 p.m. unless he's already vetted you on Facebook.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Researchers bypass Google's Android malware detector

Mobile security experts demonstrate how they were able to "fingerprint" Bouncer to sneak malicious apps onto the Android market.

By Jun. 4, 2012

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Malware went undiscovered for weeks on Google Play

Breaking the malware into separate, staged payloads allowed the Trojan's authors to avoid detection by Google's automated screening process.

By Jul. 11, 2012

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Google races to close Android loophole that hijacks any app

Google has scrambled to close a security loophole in Android that could have allowed hackers to hijack any app and turn it into malware.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Google failing to protect you from bad BBM apps, experts say

With multiple fake BBM apps in the official Android app store, security experts have condemned Google's failure to clean up its act.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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When good Android apps go bad -- a security lesson

After loading a legitimate Android app onto Google Play, researchers were able to update it with malicious functionality without triggering the malware detection system. Whoops.

By Jul. 20, 2012