‘Fleeceware’ apps overcharge users for basic app functionality

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by mood, Sep 25, 2019.

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    ‘Fleeceware’ apps overcharge users for basic app functionality
    Unscrupulous publishers take advantage of Play Market policy loopholes to charge app users hundreds of dollars
    September 25, 2019

    https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2019/...overcharge-users-for-basic-app-functionality/
     
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    Beware of fleeceware
    November 11, 2019
    https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/beware-of-fleeceware/29204/
     
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    Fleeceware is back in Google Play – massive fees for not much at all
    January 14, 2020
    https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/20...google-play-massive-fees-for-not-much-at-all/
    SophosLabs: Fleeceware apps persist on the Play Store
     
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    Don’t let fleeceware sneak into your iPhone
    A SophosLabs investigation reveals fleeceware app publishers are also operating on Apple’s App Store for iPhones and iPads
    April 8, 2020

    https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2020/04/08/iphone-fleeceware/
     
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