Fake Antivirus Application Removed From Google Store

Researchers from Android Police are those who discovered about this fake antivirus, named, "Virus Shield". Within some weeks, the application was already #1 in the store and cost $3.99. This application reached over 10,000 downloads and was rated 4.7 stars.This application did nothing except changing the 'cross' image into a 'tick' when a user clicked the enable button. The developer made a huge amount of money with this fake security application. Users can also report fake application via the link below and we advise all readers to download and use applications from trusted and known publishers.
Researchers from Android Police have decompiled the application to show how the fake antivirus worked. They even provided a download link for the source code on their Blog for those who wanted to cross check.
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