Fake apps reappear in App Store

Fake apps reappear in App Store

Tech November 7, 2016 08:57

- In Apple's App Store have surfaced in recent weeks hundreds of fake apps. It involves counterfeit apps include Foot Locker Jimmy Choo and Christian Dior. The perpetrators probably want to take advantage of the approaching holidays and shopping pleasure that comes with it.

'' We see a barrage of nepapps '' said an app builder at the New York Times. Some apps are harmless, users have only suffer from annoying popups with advertising, which the creators make money from. But who enter credit card information into a fake app, the danger to plunder the money makers. Other apps may contain ransomware.

The App Store is struggling more with mock apps. Apple announced a few months ago to the broom by removing the store.

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