Scammy ‘fleeceware’ apps have stolen $400M from Android and iOS users

These days, there are so many scam alerts, hackers trying to sneak malicious apps onto app store platforms, and legitimate-looking apps that turn out to be anything but, that the app stores have become something of a digital minefield for consumers. Apps that can drain your bank account, steal your login credentials, and bombard you with malicious advertising spam are increasingly prevalent, and hardly a week goes by that we don’t have another warning to offer people — in terms of people needing to be careful not to download anything from a new batch of sketchy apps to their phone.

Link: Scammy ‘fleeceware’ apps have stolen $400M from Android and iOS users
via bgr.com

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