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Ruben Fields
March 27, 2020

Google has yanked the suspicious apps from its app store to protect its user base.

"App Store will expand even farther this year with upcoming support for 20 new countries, allowing you to increase your impact and grow your business in new markets", the tech giant said in a statement. "This is because Apple has not yet made the Xcode 11.4 GM available to developers". "More importantly, scrutinize the reviews, developer details, and the list of requested permissions before installing any app".

"Combine that with a relatively simple infection methodology, [and] it all sums up to the learning that Google Play Store can still host malicious apps".

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"Millions of mobile phone users have unintentionally downloaded malicious apps that have the ability to compromise their data, credentials, emails, text messages, and geographical location".

After 127 rejections by Apple, during which is had to tweak the rules each time, the GameClub app and service got approved, but did so by licensing "several old-school games" and releasing them on the App Store under its own developer account. Arcade, launched by the company last September, complies with this rule. However, as the service stands right now, Project xCloud on iOS is extremely limited compared to what it offers on other platforms. Automatic downloads can also be enabled as can push notifications. The malware referred to as "Tekya" was additionally supposedly found in 24 kids's apps and also a number of various other utility apps such as cooking apps, calculators, therefore on.

Arcade complies with this rule. Today, the App Store gives you the opportunity to connect with users in 155 countries or regions. Services streaming on the cloud are banned.

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