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Fake Madden NFL 12 Android game lurking on the Internet, ready for non-football related mischief

0. phoneArena 25 Jan 2012, 07:08 posted on

There is a bogus Madden NFL 12 Android app currently on the web. Of course, it is not a game. Instead, it contains malicious code that attempts to ramp up your phone bill by dialing premium numbers...

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posted on 25 Jan 2012, 07:23 7

1. JSern (Posts: 282; Member since: 22 May 2011)


Poor Android.

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 08:48 4

3. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4416; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Stupid people doing stupid things. Everyone wants to mess with the worlds #1 smartphone OS. It's just like Windows, when you are #1 people will always do things like this.

I wouldn't say "Poor Android." I would say more like dumb people. Also if you really think that Madden NFL'12 is only 5MB in size then you kind of deserve what happens to you.

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 16:04 2

8. xoutrageousx (Posts: 70; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


I lol'ed at this....#1....fandroids should all apply for stand up comedians.

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 07:56

2. Mightymack (Posts: 74; Member since: 16 Jul 2010)


O cool! Third party apps!

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 14:39

6. LoneShaolin (Posts: 307; Member since: 14 Jan 2012)


ISWYDT

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 10:41

4. Forsaken77 (Posts: 552; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)


What does someone get out of being such a scumbag and causing others problems without even getting anything out of it? I could at least understand the premise if the guy is trying to steal your info or identity (not saying I approve, I don't, but its got a purpose) but he's just being a douche an causing misery to many other people. Maybe he needs company ;)

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 14:05 2

5. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


Gotta love that open source.

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 16:04 3

7. xoutrageousx (Posts: 70; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


Only in Android....tools.

posted on 25 Jan 2012, 20:44 1

9. BattleBrat (Posts: 1174; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Hmmm, it's not on the market, it would be akin to an iphone user jailbreaking their phone and downloading a harmful app, stick to the beaten path and you'll be ok.

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