Popular Android Navigation Apps Just Google Maps With Ads

More than a dozen free navigation apps on the Google Play Store with collective downloads of over 50 million turned out to be nothing more than Google Maps with ads. The discovery was made by Lukas Stefanko, a malware researcher at ESET, who tweeted the details of what he found. Stefanko said that the 19 fake navigation apps only created a “useless layer” of ads between Google Maps and the user, and used screenshots grabbed from legitimate navigation apps for their listings.

Link: Popular Android Navigation Apps Just Google Maps With Ads
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