Virus Shield

Bogus anti-virus apps in the official Windows Phone and Android app stores

Always be careful about what you download – even if it comes from an official app store.

Kaspersky researchers find bogus versions of their products in the Windows Phone and Android stores.

Android users offered $5 refund for useless anti-virus app

Google makes amends after tens of thousands of Android users are duped into buying an anti-virus product which wasn’t even trying to find malware…

Find out more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Bogus Android anti-virus app dupes thousands, including Google itself, and makes it to #1 in the charts

A paid-for Android anti-virus app rapidly becomes one of the hottest downloads in the official Google Play store.

Shame it doesn’t scan for any malware then.