An information security specialist from Slovakia, Lukas Stefanko, drew attention to the appearance of another "cryptocurrency" application on Google Play, which deceives users. At a price of 355 euros (about $ 388) the program simply shows the Ethereum logo on the screen, TheNextWeb reports.
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It is noteworthy that the program has already had more than 100 downloads.
Another sign of the scam application was the name of the developer - Google Commerce Ltd. However, these programs developed by Google are signed by Google LLC.
After the hype in Twitter and several media, Google removed the program from its application store, and at the moment it is not available for download.
In late July, Google published a new version of the rules for developers of Android-applications, according to which several new categories of programs fall under the ban, including applications for bitcoin mining and other crypto-currencies