Heads up fake shopping apps are out there and they can cause a lot of damage.So some of you have already finished Christmas shopping and all I can say is WOW. But for those of you who haven’t I wanted to give you a heads up about Fake Shopping Apps. While the Apple Store and Google Play do try and stay on top of these scammers and remove them. They aren’t perfect.
So if you are looking to add a shopping app here are two things you can do to help you decide if its a fake or not.
Tips to Avoid Fake Shopping apps:
- Go to the retailer’s homepage and download the app from there.
- If you are in the app store look at who the publisher is. If it doesn’t look right don’t download.
Some of the apps ask for a lot of permissions and will access your information so be aware and shop smart.
And always when in doubt ask an expert. It never hurts to ask.
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