This app is stealing data from your phone to home, immediately delete
Google recently removed 200 apps from the appstore. These apps were misusing user data Now another case has surfaced in which Google has removed 6 apps. A research has found that these apps were collecting people’s data and giving them to Chinese Government.
According to research done by BuzzFeed, these apps have been downloaded millions of times and they keep an eye on their every action while listening to the users and giving all the data contained in the smartphone to Chinese government.
According to the report, apps deleted from the appstore have been prepared by China’s DU Group. There is also a company’s popular Selfie Camera app that has been downloaded 5 million times so far. Checkpoint, a software company of Israel, has detected that in the DU group’s app, such codes have been given which automatically click on the app when the app is in disarray.
The effect of putting on the phone’s performance
Research shows that if your phone has this app, then if you do not open it then this app keeps running automatically. It also drains the battery and your data is also consumed.
China was transmitting data
In the deleted apps, the DU Group’s selfie camera is at the top of the app, which has been downloaded more than 50 million times. In addition, this list includes the company’s Omni Kleiner, RAM Master, Smart Cooler, Total Cleaner and AIO Flashlight Apps. These apps have been downloaded more than 40 million times. These apps were collecting data from users and sending them to China.
5000 dangerous apps still exist
It has been said in the report that the AppStore has 5000 popular apps with DU Group’s participation. These apps are expected to be involved in Froud Activity but only 6 apps have been deleted.
American app is also stolen data
While most of the apps were found in China, there was an app found by the American company. The name of this app is the Samsung TV Remote Control app. It is made by Peel Technologies, a company that invests 58 permissions while installing the app, in which 23 is dangerous. Permissions are also sought to record in what you are seeing in the app, which is quite dangerous.