Malicious Apps Persistently Appearing on Google Play and Using Google Icons

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Seven apps have been discovered reappearing on the Play store under a different name and publisher even after these have been reported.

The Google Play app store has a reputation as the safest place online to get Android apps, and Google does a good job of advising users to limit exposure to malware and other risks by configuring their phones to forbid side-loading and alternative app markets in the Android Settings.

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