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Fake ‘Flappy Bird’ App Spreads Malware

12
Feb
2014

Flappy Bird, a curious little mobile game that earned its creator a reported $50,000 per day before he pulled it from app stores this past weekend, has spawned its fair share of copycats. And while imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, some Flappy Bird replacements can scam you out of hundreds of dollars. As Android phones do not limit users to apps from the Google Play store, apps in less-reputable stores are widely available — however, they often contain malware.

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