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By Lawrence Abrams



19 Android apps with over 50 million installs were found on the Google Play store that state that they are full featured GPS apps, but instead simply show an advertisement and then show Google Maps.

These apps were discovered by ESET Android security researcher Lukas Stefanko who stated that they promote themselves as full featured apps and use screenshots from other legitimate apps to entice users to install them.

Full Article Here:https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-gps-apps-with-50m-installs-just-show-ads-and-run-google-maps/