Mumbai : We install many apps in your smartphone. But some apps on google play store are designed to steal users’ private data. This app collects users’ names, emails and other information. This can lead to financial loss.
There are millions of apps available on the Google Play Store. Some of the apps in this app are available for users to use for free. So for some apps, users have to pay. We can learn a lot from this app. But many times these apps also collect your private information. Using such an app is dangerous for your smartphone.
The app is leaking user information
According to a CyberNews report, 14 apps available on the Google Play Store in the Firebase configuration are leaking their users’ information. This benefits developers. Developers can modify the app based on the private information received from users. These apps have been downloaded by 140 million people so far on the Google Play Store. Such information has come to the fore in this report.
The report provides information about 1100 apps
This report provides information about 1100 such apps. These apps are in the 55 category on the Google Play Store. These apps are identified by their default firebase address. The report said that after receiving the address information, the research team looked at the app’s database permission configuration. And then tried to access the apps with the help of REST API.
Google has taken no precautions
The report goes on to say that the apps studied did not configure Firebase properly. Unconfigured users’ private data may be leaked. It collects users’ names, emails and other information. Google has not taken any precautions in this regard, the report said. In that case, if you have downloaded these apps, your private information may be leaked.
Your data may be leaked
This means that if you have a universal TV remote control, apps that have been downloaded by more than 100 million people, your data may be leaked. These apps include Find My Kids: Child GPS Watch app and Phone Tracker. It also includes apps like Dungeon of the Overlord and Remote for Roku: Codematics.
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