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Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user

Ars Technica:

In 2012, Google unveiled a cloud-based scanner dubbed bouncer that was billed as a way for the company to detect malicious apps before they were made available in Play. Five years later, discovery of malicious apps like Charger are a regular occurrence. Google makes little reference to the tool these days.

Android: a new bag of hurt found each week.