Alert!! Fake gaming apps have taken over Google play store
The software security company has said that now the gaming app named ‘Pokemon Go’ which is the first ‘lockscreen app’ now has entered the google play store, and according to the Fortune when the game is actually downloaded on the phone and start to play it was uninstalled as Pokemon Go, the people who are downloading the game finds that their phone is got frozen forcing them to restart the phone by removing the battery. After rebooting, the PI Network app seemed to disappear, but in fact continued running in the background and generating fake ad clicks, stated Fortune.
Not, only this game founded harmfully but many others there are several games spotted malicious apps, the specific apps highlighted by ESET seem to have been removed from Google Play Store, a search found several apps named with variations on Install Pokemon Go. The app, however, has been pulled off from Google Play, ESET reported. One can uninstall the app manually by going to their phone’s application manager.
The Pokemon Go is available on Google Playstore and Apple’s App Store in the US, Japan and Australia, Philippines, New Zealand, Britain and Germany and is coming soon to India, Singapore, Taiwan and Indonesia.