Fake apps on Google Play Store posing as WannaCry ransomware protection


The official Google Play Store, used by Android users to download apps for smartphones and tablets, is being overrun with fake software posing as ‘protectors’ and ‘scanners’ for the WannaCry strain of ransomware that recently infected more than 200,000 machines in 150 countries. “Some developers are taking advantage of the uproar and possible confusion to promote apps that promise to protect Android devices,”

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