Why the Amazon App Store Is an Android Security Threat

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Free apps and games. It’s always the promise of free stuff that lures people into a false sense of security. And it’s that very carrot that prompts otherwise sensible people to install third-party app stores on Android. We’ve even recommended such libraries before. Sometimes they’re better than Google Play in terms of presentation, but often they provide apps that have been dropped from the “official” store. Often they make available software that the “developers” perhaps don’t have the legal right to repackage. And then there are apps and games laden with malware. But you don’t even need to install one…

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