Font apps on Google Play deliver spyware

By | May 14, 2013

Source: Help Net Security

Sec19“Everybody should know by now that downloading apps from Google Play is not as safe as we all would like. Admittedly, the probability of downloading malware is much smaller than on third party online Android markets, but it still exists.

Webroot researchers have recently unearthed two apps that install additional fonts on an Android device, but also offer a way in for spyware.

The apps in question, Free Galaxy Classic Fonts and Galaxy Fonts, have since been removed from Google Play, but are still offered on their developer’s official website.” Read more here.

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