[PSA] Sideloaders beware: There's a modified Pokemon Go APK and it's malware

There is so much going on with Pokemon Go right now. Servers are down, memes are everywhere, and the game has risen straight to the top of both iOS’ App Store and Android’s Play Store all within less than 48 hours of launching in the US

Here is a warning for Android users (iOS users can sit this one out) who do not yet have access to download the new mobile game by official means via the Play Store. There is a modified APK of the game floating around the internet which is meant to gain unauthorized access to your phone.

Sideloading any application is always a risk and your phone could…