Faux, Hacked Apps Continue to Litter Google Play Marketplace, Developer Alleges

Phony, potentially malicious apps are continuing to make their way into Google’s Play marketplace, triggering debate over whether applications are being properly vetted for adhering to the company’s marketplace policies.Developers at the Root Uninstaller Team have called out another app publisher, Team DROID, for copying their work after duplicate, “hacked” versions of Root Uninstaller’s apps have popped up in Google’s Play market over the past few weeks.

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