Monday, 7 April 2014

Popular Virus Shield App apparent scam

Security conscious Android users were disappointed this week when it emerged that their Virus Shield anti-virus app was nothing more than a simple image on the screen of their mobile phone or device.
According maker Deviant Solutions Virus Shield prevents malicious apps end up on the mobile device of the user. In addition, the apps, settings, files, and media in real time would scan the app and would protect the private information of the owner. All this, with minimal impact on battery and without showing ads.

Google Play Store
The app received a whopping 4.7 stars in the official Google Play Store, cost $ 3.99 and was within a week of the best-selling paid app in the Store.

Unfortunately, the promise proved too good to be true. When the Android Police glanced at the source code, it was found that the only functionality of the app consisted of a picture of a shield with a cross and a shield with a check mark where the user could switch by tapping on the screen. between This would produce the so-called security should be off. Or in Deviant Solutions, however, proved "failed" to have an effective anti-virus application after the on-off button to hang up.
Virus Shield has been removed from the Google Play Store.

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