We all are connected to a google play store app which is very good source of downloading apps in android phones. with one click (keep safe from Fake Apps). we can easily download or update the app but, there are some fake apps also available on the play store that can steal our personal information from the phone to identify them here we will see some tricks.
Some apps may contain malware that could steal personal information. Scammers could also benefit from unsuspecting customers entering credit card information in these bogus apps.
Here are a few tips to help you identify the real apps from the fake ones:
Identify Fake Apps In Play Store and Apple Store
Check for the Publisher
First, you have to check a publisher name before downloading any app, sometimes hackers change the name of the author. first find the app publisher or author then go for download
Don’t Forget To Check For The Customer Reviews
Whether an app is fake or real, checking the review right below the app confirms it. Just in case the app has a negative impact on download, reading the customer review will surely reveal it, and if the review is bad, most probably its because of that not the original app.
In play store, every app has its reviews before downloading any app you must ned to read what app is all about its functions or it is spam or not customers reviews tell you the truth. make sure there are minimum 3 stars lower than 3 stars can be doubtful or they can be fake or duplicate.
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Check App Publish Date:
This is the third good about awareness. first find out the launch date of that app and check it is correct or not, if there are any slight changes you see you should avoid that app it can be spam and there are full chances of your personal information getting hack by hackers. these can increase cybercrimes.
Fake app generally has spelling mistakes we just need to identify them. To create relevant apps they make slight changes in the name usually users can’t identify them. eg. Pokemon Go is the right, Poke Mon Go this can be fake.
a fake app may have spelling errors in the description or title unlike that of the original app, which will never have any error.