unnamed (1)One of the more far-reaching Android Police stories this year was our exclusive write-up of Virus Shield, an impressively popular anti-virus app that managed to make it to the top of the Play Store’s sales charts in less than a week, despite the fact that it did absolutely nothing. After digging into the app’s code, Artem Russakovskii and various Android Police readers found that it was nothing more than a few images and a toggle.

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Google Issues Refunds And An Extra $5 Play Store Credit To Android Users Who Bought The Phony ‘Virus Shield’ App was written by the awesome team at Android Police.