It’s been 12 days since its launch in some countries and far from calm, the storm Pokémon Go follows taking over our smartphones. The new game from Nintendo and Niantic has beaten all records; already accumulated more than ten million downloads, did Nintendo shares rise as foam and has generated all sorts of stories of the most bizarre, but as success, Pokémon Go also has its dark side.
Became first Google Play, but as it was not available in all countries had to resort to the classic APK. There who tried to take advantage by launching an APK infected with malware and now that the game is in more territories they begin to arise false applications in Google Play.
ESET cyber security signature has been detected at least three false applications in Google Play that you want well done going through the official app from Pokémon Go or sell material for the game nothing recommended prices.
The apps in question are Pokémon Go Ultimate, Guides and cheats for Pokémon Go and Install Pokemongo. The first is the most dangerous since it causes the screen of the terminal block, causing the user to reboot the phone power out of that State, but actually what it does is install a malware that accumulates in pornographic ads clicks.
Guides and cheats for Pokémon Go and Install Pokémon Go are much more harmless, but there is still a danger that They invite you to purchase objects for the game and, although most will not fall in a scam of this type, the prices are not exactly cheap.
The good news is that Google has taken letters on the issue and has already withdrawn the three apps, Although at that time they had already accumulated several hundreds of thousands of downloads. In addition, it is not a guarantee that will not leave New – in fact I just do a quick search and I’ve seen a few.
If you want to play Pokémon Go We recommend to download only the app officel of Niantic and that if you want to download any guide or similar first you read the reviews of other users and to check that it is not a scam.
- Version of Android: from 4.4
- Developer: Niantic, Inc.
- Download it in: Google Play
- Price: Free
- Category: Adventure