Moonday Mornings: Google Play caught hosting cryptocurrency stealing app

Tech 5 days ago The Next Web 15

If you were to place a bet on what stories would be included in Moonday Mornings each week, what would you say? A dodgy cryptocurrency stealing app? A lawsuit? Maybe some new research that kills some hype? Or maybe even some news of government organizations joining the party? Well, you’d be right if that’s what you guessed. Here ‘s the low-down on what happened last weekend. 1. Google’s Play Store has been caught hosting a malicious app that poses as MetaMask and looks to steal users’ cryptocurrency. The app, uncovered by security researchers at ESET, is the first “clipper” malware…

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