Scam Android App Tops Google Play Charts

Android Police is reporting that Virus Shield—a $4 app that does nothing but turn an "x" into a checkmark to show that your phone is "safe" from viruses. It made it to the number one new paid app and number three overall paid app in the Google Play Store in just over a week. It garnered more than 10,000 downloads. 

Not cool.

Apparently, it's already been taken down from the store. 

[via The Verge]