Google Play Used to Spread ‘Patchwork’ APT’s Espionage Apps

The recent discovery of the ‘Patchwork’ APT’s Espionage Apps on Google Play Store has unraveled a rather alarming situation. Cybersecurity researchers have exposed a significant vulnerability in the platform, allowing Indian state-sponsored cyber attackers to exploit Google’s official store. They had been distributing a dangerous Remote Access Trojan (RAT) while spying on Pakistani users. This prevalent incident underscores Google’s urgent need to re-evaluate and bolster its security measures to efficiently mitigate such potential threats and defend its global user base.

Published: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 15:23:33 GMT