Be on the lookout for these scams in the Mac App Store

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Researchers have discovered a number of scam-prone apps that are still available and prospering on Apple’s site, indicating that the App Store may not be as secure as you’d anticipated. Scams are a prevalent occurrence in the online world these days, and knowing how to protect oneself is essential. Password managers, VPNs, and antivirus software are wonderful places to start, but certain internet scams can only be avoided by being vigilant. This is one of those scams, since App Store apps use a unique manner of persuading you to pay for things you would never want to pay for in the first place.

To say this scam is inconvenient is a bit of an understatement. Even worse, these scam hunters found that there’s a whole bunch of these types of apps on the App Store, ripe for the scamming. My Metronome has since disappeared from the app store, but others have surfaced from the same two companies, Music Paradise, LLC and Groove Vibes. With these kinds of…

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