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InfoSecurity | BY Kacy Zurkus
Wednesday | June 20, 2018

New HospitalGown Variant in iOS, Android Apps

More than 3,000 mobile iOS and Android apps have presumably been affected by a new HospitalGown threat variant recently discovered by Appthority. The threat occurs when app developers fail to require authentication to Google Firebase databases, potentially leaving private data exposed.

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The Hacker News | BY Swati Khandelwal
Wednesday | June 20, 2018

Google Solves Update Issue for Android Apps Installed from Unknown Sources

Additionally, Google yesterday announced a new enhancement to its plan by adding offline support for metadata verification that would allow your Android OS to determine the authenticity of “apps obtained through Play-approved distribution channels” while the device is offline.

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