Critical Xiaomi update warning - Malware?!

Oct 4, 2013
I installed two taichi apps, after which I suddenly got an alert from a toolbar that my phone needed a critical Xiaomi update. It wanted to continue to download from
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Needless to say, I didnt proceed and I uninstalled the apps as well. The update message has not reappeared.

The two in question were

Sorry I couldnt get a screenshot, and the link is now not valid, but I wanted to let people know.

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Jan 26, 2013
First of all, it's not really a good idea to post a direct link to the (infected) link.
These apps really don't have any relation to MIUI or Xiaomi, they probably just read that your phone was a Xiaomi brand phone and showed you a fake update message. The only thing you can do is report those apps for malware in the play store.
Likes: deini