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Beware - these 'free apps' might end up costing you thousands

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Millions of mobile users have been warned they could be at risk of being scammed out of money as part of a major app fraud campaign. Research from Sophos has revealed that "fleeceware" apps, which look to con users by exploiting free trial loopholes, are more widely-spread than originally thought. The security firm believes that millions of iOS users have already installed such apps on their devices, meaning financial losses in the millions.
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