;Fleezeware/Scareware Advertised via Facebook Tags; Available in Apple App Store, (Thu, Sep 7th)

Scareware, software advertised via fake malware messages, or Fleezeware, software providing questionable subscription services, keeps ending up in Apple’s app store, bypassing various controls Apple uses to restrict software available to its users. Part of the difficulty in proactively recognizing this type of software is that these apps are often benign. The issue with this software is that it doesn’t do much, if anything at all. The program becomes more obvious in how the software is advertised. 

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