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Google kills fake anti-virus app that hit No. 1 on Play charts

2014/04/08

The Register - (International) Google removed the Virus Shield app from its Google Play store after the app, which briefly was a top download, was found to be a fake app with no functionality. Appbrain estimated that the fake app generated around $40,000 from sales for its developer.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/08/google_kills_virus_app_after_decompilation_proves_its_a_fake/

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