We are not surprised Google Play Store always hits by fake android app which contain malware and adware, sometimes it is a disappointment to see the Play Store apparently so easily abused like this. Recently Techgravy shared fake Asphait 8 app and pull down from Play Store lastly, but now another fake apps appeared at Play Store, this time is a group of fake apps.
All these fake apps produced by “Gerena Apps”, use same icon and product name which almost the same official apps. This fake android app developer is a smart person, seem using some trick getting most of five star reviews on Play Store and let android users download their apps.
Fake Android App From Gerena Apps
The android shooting game “Point Blank – Revolution” official app produced by Xetrov Inc.
Then you can find fake point blank game at Play Store, “POINT BLANK ONLINE” app which using almost the same app icon compared with official app.
Second fake app from Gerena Apps is “FIFA 2014 – SOCCER REVOLUTION”, which using EA logo from official app “
FIFA 14 by EA SPORTS”.
All these fake apps sure confusing and fooling thousands of android users. Please check if you ever download all these fake games from play store.
How can you spot a fake app ? Android users are advised start with the logo, then look at the publisher name. Remember always check reviews, research the developer and verify permissions requested before downloading. Moreover install Android security app to beef up security on your android devices also a good idea.
Always staying away from these fake apps in Google Play. Unlike Apple iTunes app store, the Google Play store android app is not moderated.
We reported these fake apps to Google asking take down from play store.