Avast, a world-famous cybersecurity agency has recently identified that many fraudulent applications on the Google play store are trapping the fans of a world-famous video game, Minecraft. These applications are stated as fleece because these apps entice users by offering new skins, themes, colorful wallpapers, or new medications in the game as these methods are most familiar for getting users’ attention. However, they charge the users in the wrong way.
For the first instance, these fleeceware applications give some offers like limited periods as short as three to five days. The primary purpose behind these applications is based on the possibility that the user misses the offer and later charges some fees and encourages them to buy their subscription packages and assure them to entertain them with minecraft alt generator that offers them a free premium playing account. These apps have mostly one-star rating or perfectly five-star rating and rarely in-between ratings on the Google play store.
These kinds of scams take advantage of the user’s little or zero-knowledge as many of them do not read the fine details of the application and directly go to install them on their mobile phones. In many cases, young children and teenagers are at high risk of a scam as they innocently flow with the additional purchases but do not understand or ignore the associated apps’ fine details. It will harm them financially in the future. People should not download and install such a fleeceware from an unknown source and always read the comments and reviews for the application and billing statement by such fraud applications
Skins, mods, skins for Roblox, Mastercraft for Minecraft, Maps for Minecraft PE, boys and girls skins, these are the five applications that charge 30USD a week, and there are about a million downloads so far. You can estimate an idea that how much these apps had earned from people via fraud. Moreover, mods for Minecraft and maps skins has over 100K downloads on Google play and charges about 30 dollars a week while on the other hand with similar numbers of download live wallpapers HD & 3D background charges about 90 dollars per year and all such fraudulent applications offer premium playing account with minecraft alt generator.
How to stay away from fleece are?
If a person installed this counterfeit software on their android mobile phones, uninstalling is not an acceptable way as some of the caches remain in a smartphone that will make the subscription package active, and this trick becomes unsuccessful. A person should cancel the subscription package of the fleeceware by going into the subscription menu on the Google play store section where a list of subscribed packages are shown to the user, and a user can unsubscribe the packages so that those fake applications would not be able to deduct funds from your bank account. But if those applications still charge a subscription fee after unsubscribing the package, then a user must knock on the door of cops.