Voici l’incroyable histoire de l’appli sécurité N°1 du Google Play store qui pour US$3.99 s’est révélée être une totale arnaque. Virus Shield a eu plus de 10 000 téléchargements et une note moyenne de 4,7 étoiles sur 5 possibles avant d’être dénoncée comme complètement bidon. A lire sur freedomhacker.net
#1 Paid App in Google Play Store, Virus Shield, is a Complete Scam | sur Freedom Hacker
The new #1 paid application in the Google Play store starting at $4 turns out to be a complete scam. The application with over 10,000 downloads, and an average 4.7 star rating was found to be fake.
Security is essential, especially on smartphones with new sophisticated malware campaigns be launched regularly. A new application that reached the #1 application in the Google Play Store recently was found to be a mobile virus scanner. The application named, Virus Shield, was a new sleek application that claimed with the press of a button, your mobile android phone would be shielded from viruses, and malicious applications.
Virus Shield starting at $3.99 reached the top of the play store immediately in just under a week. The Virus Shield application reached the top of the charts relativity fast, gaining thousands of downloads every day, initially reaching #3 in the top overall payed apps.
The app description claimed it “Prevents harmful apps from being installed on your device,” “scans apps, settings, files, and media in real time,” while it protects “your personal information”. Too add it claimed to have little to no impact on the battery life, and have zero ads…