In a single update, a popular barcode scanner app that had been on Google Play for years turned into malware.

I was a victim lol

@AgreeableLandscape
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This is why I use an open source barcode scanner. Not saying it’s impossible for them to be privacy abusing, but there’s a huge disincentive for that in open source, and people will just fork it if it does.

@seahorse
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Yeah, this got carried over from my last phone. I had installed it way before I got into open source stuff.

And most Android apps comes with ads.

But why the user doesn’t do the right thing and pay for the app? Barcode Scanner Premium Edition completes me.

@onek
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i can’t tell if you’re being sarcastic

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