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    Default Apple, Google wipe out hundreds of "fake" gambling apps

    Researchers at Trend Micro announced last week that Apple’s iOS App Store and Google Play purged "hundreds of fake apps” that were discovered as gambling apps masquerading as apps dealing with other subjects, such as weather, travel or wine.

    From Trend Micro:

    Google Play and iOS App store are no strangers to fake apps trying to trick users into downloading ad- or malware-ridden versions. We have previously reported on fake Android voice apps on Google Play, which were observed to be impostor apps for voice messenger platforms. Recently, we also uncovered counterfeit applications hiding among legitimate offerings on app stores. These fake apps masquerade as similar apps to trick unwitting users into downloading gambling apps.

    We found hundreds of the fake apps on iOS App Store and Google Play, with descriptions that are inconsistent with their content. While the apps’ descriptions varied, they share the same suspicious behavior: They could transform into gambling apps that may get banned for violating local government regulations and app store policies.

    Some of the apps ranked in the Top 100 of the App Store and were possibly downloaded numerous times. Some were even rated more than 100,000 times. We’ve notified Apple and Google about our findings. Both have since removed the apps from App Store and Google Play.
    Many of the apps were focused on Asian markets where gambling in almost any form is strictly prohibited.

    Read more here: https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlab...e-google-play/

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    Those apps banned in google i think its illegally operated.Just like governments.
    It might be betcoins they used in betting.And Chinees operator were get caught in the Philippines.

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    I hope that illegal activities will be controlled more and more.

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    Good news! It is very important to inspect and keep the online gambling experience safe and fair for the players. That is why portals like GPWA plays an important role in keeping the high standards and the industry roles

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