If anyone has received a new device of Alexa over the holiday period and work towards setting it up, he or she must be aware of one fact. One must always be cautious as a fake Alexa setup has managed to make its way on the charts of Apple App Store. The app is known as Setup for Amazon Alexa. It comes from a company called One World Software. It has two different shady applications in the App Store even. The application was ranked No 75 in the list of Top Free apps and rated No 6 in the list of apps for top utilities.
Recently, the security researchers have revealed that multiple applications posing as tools to track fitness levels were using Touch ID feature of Apple for stealing money from iOS users. The rise of scams related to Alexa app is not really surprising, especially given the volume of sales related to Alexa enabled device during this holiday season. This week, Amazon had revealed that the shipments of the Echo Dot, Alexa Voice Remote and Echo had gone up quite substantially from this particular fiscal last year.