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Windows 7: Google Yanks Fake Angry Birds App and 21 Other SMS Scams from Android

14 Dec 2011   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 
Google Yanks Fake Angry Birds App and 21 Other SMS Scams from Android

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Apps masquerading as legitimate third-party programs like Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Tetris, Need for Speed, and others are part of a so-called "RuFraud" scam in which unknowing victims are charged premium SMS fees. This has reportedly been going on for the past few months, mainly in Europe, and it's something Google is cracking down on by removing offending apps from the Android Market.
Read more at:
Maximum PC | Google Yanks Fake Angry Birds App and 21 Other SMS Scams from Android Market
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14 Dec 2011   #2
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 
Beware of Android apps from google app store

Hi all
I'm not a great lover of smart phones and "apps" but just a little warning here to those of you who really like this type of stuff and simply can't live without their mobile.

Beware of what you install on these android smart phones.

BBC News - Google moves to delete 'RuFraud' scam Android apps

cheers
jimbo
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