Site layout weird? Please refresh your cookies   |   Report a bug

Don't download this GTA V app on the Android store

3:30 PM on 09.19.2013

Brett Makedonski

Associate Editor

Shady bastards

With the immense and predictable popularity of Grand Theft Auto V, it's not exactly surprising that there are some less than reputable characters that are looking to piggyback on its success. That's the case with an imposter app that surfaced on the Android Marketplace.

The app in question is titled "iFruit GTA Grand Theft Auto", no doubt aiming to mimic the official iOS program. However, this one, according to user reviews, is nothing more than malware. I'll take their word for it, because I'm not going to download it to confirm.

It's too bad that there are probably a ton of unsuspecting victims that will fall for this. Hopefully it gets pulled quickly, although I can't say I'm flabbergasted that this exists; it's pretty representative of your typical Android experience.

[Thanks, Jacob]

Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.


More Grand Theft Auto V  updates:

news ( 384 ) galleries ( 135 ) videos ( 106 )

After many delays and what feels like forever, Grand Theft Auto V is finally on PC. It's incredibly exciting to just think of all the hilarious and unique mods that people will inevitably come up with to change the ...
Skydiving out of a plane as a cat in Grand Theft Auto V, just as it should be. Modder Alexander Blade has come out with Script Hook V, a tool that allows players to tamper with all sorts of elements in the game through an ea...
So, if you have a lot of friends who play Grand Theft Auto V on PC, or spend a lot of time reading about the game on forums, you may have noticed that over the last few days a lot of people have been reporting their accounts ...
A lot of people eagerly awaited Grand Theft Auto V's debut on PC, and those same people turned up to play it as soon as they possibly could. When the game finally released on Steam yesterday, more than 300,000 players simulta...
Grand Theft Auto V is out on the PC and it's selling like hotcakes (#1 on Steam and concurrent players peaked at almost 300K). This is not counting all those people who bought the game from other retailers and are playing on ...
Here's the first video made with the "Rockstar Editor" that's coming to Grand Theft Auto V on PC tomorrow. Trevor takes a run through southern California in Forrest Gump cosplay and various states of facial hair. Rockstar co...
It feels like we've been writing about GTAV PC deals forever. Its almost as if the game has been delayed time and time again. Hmm... On Tuesday next week, Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V finally grace the PC platform....
[Update: A separate source reached out to us privately to independently verify that these images and the number of discs are accurate.] If a post that appeared on reddit earlier today is to be believed, the physical version o...
After seeing this brief but oh-so-smooth trailer for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V, I'm now worried about all of the graphical settings I'll need to turn down in order to reach that frame rate. Damn.
This week I was tempted to do all Bloodborne all the time, because we had so many Bloodborne stories go up that got a ton of attention. Instead, I collected them all into one little Bloodball and turned the abundance in...








Back to Top