Google Play, the official Android app store, does not stop its efforts to install new features, as much as possible allow banks to provide checking accounts platform platform or automatic video playback. However, if something stands out in the store it is due to their large number of applications, and now it has been discovered that 600 million users will be in danger of receiving unauthorized payments due to a series of apps from the Play Store.
An investigation by Sophos has revealed that it is a new collection applications the fur of clothes – A name that implies a new type of financial fraud on Google Play – that seems to be downloaded and installed over 600 million users
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Many developers translate that when a user signs up during an app trial and uninstalls it, the trial period has been canceled and they are not facing trial. However, a source has found that some Android app developers have he did not cancel the trial period when the request was issued and they did not receive a specific request from the user. Sophos found 24 apps previously costing between $ 100 and $ 240 a year, as QR code readers.
Discover new apps the fur of clothes
In a new report by Sophos, the company confirmed that it has received another set of Android "fleeceware" apps who continued to abuse the app's testing process to incur costs to users after uninstalling the app. The applications are, according to the report, filed by more than 600 million users.
Jagadeesh Chandraiah, a Sophos-based mobile malware analyst, said he suspects the applications may have payment processing charges for third party installments increase the inventory count and buy fake-star-studs, thus attracting more users. It should be noted that it is possible Not all users who have installed these apps sign up for a trial period
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