Latest news from Naked Security (2019/12/02)

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store.

Uncle Sam opens arms to friendly hackers

All you bug hunters out there are about to get a nice Christmas gift – the US federal government finally wants to hear from you.

Convicted murderer wins ‘right to be forgotten’ case

Google must remove details of a convicted murderer from its search results in Europe following a German court ruling, it emerged last week.

TikTok owner to separate company over US national security worries

Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok might be under fire from US politicians but it’s not going to go down without a fight.

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

From a warning from Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Russia’s foreign tech anxieties. Get up to date with the top infosec stories of last week.