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ALERT: Remove these 21 Fleeceware Apps Now

January 15, 2020

 

 

Hi Guys,

Security researchers from Sophos have discovered a new set of "fleeceware" apps that have been downloaded and installed by more than 600 million Android users.

 

The term fleeceware was coined by Sophos last September following an investigation that discovered a new type of financial fraud on the official Google Play Store. It refers to apps that abuse the ability for Android apps to run trial periods before a payment is charged to the user's account.

The following 21 Android apps are charging obscene fees (between $100 and $240 per year) for the most basic and simplistic apps, such as QR/barcode readers and calculators. Most people do not even know that they have been charged until it is too late.

Please check your phone for these apps and if you have them please remove them straight away:

  • Astrofun         

  • Easysnap

  • VCUT         

  • Face X Play     

  • Fortunemirror         

  • Filmigo         

  • GO Keyboard     

  • GO Keyboard Lite     

  • GO SMS Pro     

  • GO Recorder     

  • GO Security     

  • Z Camera     

  • Master Recorder     

  • S Photo Editor     

  • Wonder Video     

  • Clipvue     

  • Filmix             

  • Photo Recovery & Video Recovery     

  • ScreenRecorder     

  • V Recorder     

  • V Recorder Lite    

Please let me know if you have any questions or if you need anything at all.

 

All the best,

 

Max Roberts,

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