Cybersecurity experts were able to access up to 900 million user records linked to the software that were allegedly being stored in a database without adequate password protection.
"The cybercriminals behind this campaign can use the affected device to post fake positive reviews in favor of the malicious apps as well as perform ad fraud techniques," researchers said.
"Fortnite" won't be available on the Google Play Store any time soon, as Google denied Epic Games request to be exempt from its fee policy.
The full list of impacted devices remains unknown, but security company Checkmarx claimed in a report this week that Google confirmed the issues "extended into the broader Android ecosystem."
"The bug is a local privilege escalation vulnerability that allows for a full compromise of a vulnerable device," warned Project Zero researcher Maddie Stone.
"The game launch timing may be mistakenly shown in-game for some players. This should correctly be around 1 am PT (8 a.m. UTC). Thank you for your patience," the game's Twitter account said.
"It looks like we are not going to do business," Trump said, adding to confusion surrounding the future of the Chinese tech giant, which was added to a U.S. trade blacklist in May.
"Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" is finally available for download on iOS and Android. Here's how to get started.
Players will be able to choose a character to play as, each with their own special skill.
"Google has a responsibility to show the app maker they can't place content like this on the store," one cybersecurity experts told Newsweek.
Google Maps has a new speed trap alert that drivers are finding pretty handy. Find out what the alert means, how to report speed traps you've found and more.
The new Pokémon mobile game brings characters from all of the past games into one place.
The first message sent by Morse code's dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24.
Designed for users who are deaf or hard of hearing, the update transcribes "sound events" in real time.
Pegasus malware, typically sold to intelligence agencies, can spy on calls and texts while also recording audio and video from phones.
The classic card game is now on mobile phones, with multiple game modes to play.
Apps in a section of the Google Play store designed for kids have caused harm by breaking privacy laws, displaying adult content or using manipulative advertising, the FTC complaint alleges.