What are Rogue Apps ?
Rogue applications are forgeries of legitimate apps that are developed to look like the originals. The rogue apps are designed by cybercriminals to collect confidential information from users who think they are entering data into trusted applications from a well-known brand. They’re similar to phishing emails, but they’re more misleading because they look and sound like legitimate apps. Few of distribution mechanism are
- Main-stream application stores like Google Play, Apple Store etc.
- 3rd party unsanctioned app stores
- Filehosting and sharing sites
- Forums and Blogs