Applinked: Cyber Threat Researcher Reveals What’s Inside The Latest Update
Applinked had a reputation as a trusted app but after being transferred to a third party, now finds itself labeled as a malicious tool after inexplicably growing in size. To find out once and for all what is going here, we asked an expert in cyber security threats to conduct a detailed analysis. In common with other vendors, he agrees that the app has the potential to conduct malicious activities.
Applinked is one of the apps/services that stepped in to fill the gap after the popular Filelinked tool was taken down by the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment.
The software, which already has hundreds of thousands of users, acts as an unofficial free marketplace for mainly piracy-focused apps, none of which are allowed on Google’s Play Store for exactly that reason. Of course, there are many who would prefer not to have Google curating every piece of software with a rod of iron but in some situations, that can prove advantageous.
Early October the developer of Applinked, Inside4Android, announced that as of the 21st of that month, he would no longer own the code to the tool.
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