I saw an interesting security update this week in NYTimes. Check it out here:
Beware, iPhone Users: Fake Retail Apps Are Surging Before Holidays
Here is the summary – Scammers are realizing that more and more consumers are looking for branded retail apps. They are looking for brands that don’t have an app, create a phishing app for the brand and release it in the wild. The consumer downloads the app and gets their data stolen by these fraudulent apps.
The solution is simple – brands should create/claim their apps ASAP to make sure that scammers are not able to defraud consumers looking to connect with them.