If some of your cryptocurrency-crazy friends seem a little more sheepish than usual today, it may be because they were scammed by bogus Android apps that promised cloud-based mining services — but delivered nothing.

Mobile security firm Lookout revealed this morning (July 7) that it had found more than 170 different Android apps, 25 of which were in Google Play, that “advertise themselves as providing cloud cryptocurrency mining services for a fee.”

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