Android 13 security feature designed to stop malware has already been bypassed

In Android 13Google introduces new security measures to help protect users from malicious apps and other dangerous malware. However, it appears that hackers have already devised a way to bypass these new protections.

Security researchers at the fraud detection firm ThreatFabric have shed light on a new exploit in a blog post (opens in new tab). According to the post, the exploit can allow a malicious app to appear as an app store so that it can bypass Android 13’s new security measures.