Chinese Apps that need to be removed from your smartphone NOW ! - AfterGen

Chinese Apps that need to be removed from your smartphone NOW !

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Uninstall these Chinese apps that threaten your security .
Indian Intelligence agencies have reported that the Chinese apps are extracting user data from the smartphones. It is advised to people that they should stop using this apps. These Chinese apps are linked to neighboring country China, with whom India is currently facing complications due to a border face-off.

Intel agencies have also raised concerns about video conferencing app Zoom. In our previous post we have mentioned about the privacy threat caused by Zoom. In April this year, the home ministry had issued advisory concerns on the use of Zoom on the recommendation of the national cybersecurity agency – Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-in). Zoom has been deemed as an unsafe platform and asked users to make certain security settings to safeguard meetings from malicious attackers.   

The main concern why we shouldn't use these applications is because  they are extracting a huge amount of private data and sending them outside India, as reported by a report in Hindustani Times. The list include popular applications that is used y people across the world. These Chinese Applications include TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser, Xender and clean Master among many others.

List of Chinese apps that should not be used:

360 Security, APUS Browser, Baidu Map, Baidu Translate, BeautyPlus, Bigo Live, CacheClear DU apps studio, Clash of Kings, Clean Master – Cheetah, ClubFactory, CM Browser, DU Battery Saver, DU Browser, DU Cleaner, DU Privacy, DU recorder, ES File Explorer, Helo, Kwai, LIKE, Mail Master, Mi Community, Mi Store, Mi Video call-Xiaomi, NewsDog, Parallel Space, Perfect Corp, Photo Wonder, QQ International, QQ Launcher, QQ Mail, QQ Music, QQ NewsFeed, QQ Player, QQ Security Centre, ROMWE, SelfieCity, SHAREit, SHEIN, TikTok, UC Browser, UC News, Vault-Hide, Vigo Video, Virus Cleaner (Hi Security Lab), VivaVideo- QU Video Inc, WeChat, Weibo, WeSync, Wonder Camera, Xender and YouCam Makeup.

This is not the first time that Security Agencies have reported against the Chinese Applications for security theft.
Discussions on the concerns are currently ongoing as the evaluation of security risk requires examination of each app.

It is best advised that we delete this applications from our smartphone and not take any risk and be safe.

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