Dear Android phone user, hopefully you have played it safe and keep your phone up to date with updates, and installed apps from the curated Google App Store – “Play Store” – which should mean that you are pretty safe installing those apps (although occasionally some malicious apps can sneak through and it can be a good idea to have  a 2nd line of defence on your phone); in which case you may be safe from the Gooligan hack; if you have installed apps from a 3rd party app store or might have been a victim of a phishing attack via email; you may want to read the following article in greater depth.

Gooligan hack

Googligan hack

http://blog.checkpoint.com/2016/11/30/1-million-google-accounts-breached-gooligan/

 

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