‘Flappy Birds’ Malware—How To Avoid Virus Infested Version?

This season’s fave pick among gamers, Flappy Bird has given us reason of gloom. Despite having flown away from the app stores, Flappy Bird has left behind tremendous share of malware. Sophos, a security firm says that unofficial Android sites are breeding ground for offering malware-laced Flappy Bird versions.

None of these are authentic or even official. Once you actually download either of these, your devices are hit with software that is malicious.

Dating back to 2013, the game seems to have found popularity only posthumously. Its popularity soared to heights that saw a top rank on iTunes and Play Store.

With the game now off from the market, spammers and malware creators are trying to dig in their share of money with duplicate versions.… Read the rest

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Flappy Birds Removed From The App Store: Here is How Can Download Flappy Birds From Other Sites

Here is good news for Flappy birds fans. For those who are looking to download the game in spite of its removal from Android and iOS app stores, here is how you can do it.

For those who are using Apple device, the game can be downloading from the purchased app section of the store. For Android and other phone users Flappy Birds is available on file sharing basis on torrent sites like Pirate Bay and Kickass torrents. However, before you download flappy birds from the torrent sites, you should know that it is illegal to access apps and files from such sites. So if you want to download the app via torrent than do it on your own risk.

People are also selling their smartphones, which already have Flappy birds installed on them. But these phones are selling for unexpectedly higher price at ebay, some are even selling their phones at $1000.

Reportedly, developer of the game Dong Nugyen removed the game from iOS and Apple iOS stores citing stress as the reason.

Nguyen tweeted, “I cannot take this anymore.”

He also mentioned on his Twitter page that he would not sell his app to anyone and rather remove it from the face of this earth. … Read the rest

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