Recently, Cyber News issued a warning about 30 Android camera applications, including 16 from Chinese sources, which are believed to collect user data.
Although not informing users, these applications still enable unauthorized camera, voice recorder, GPS location, etc.In some cases, some applications also contain malicious code that allows accessing system partitions and displaying advertisements. , download and install malicious applications.
In this list, there are applications with very high downloads, as of December 2019. B612 – Beauty & Filter Camera is the most popular application on the list with 500 million downloads.
BeautyPlus – Easy Photo Editor & Selfie Camera application developed by Meit Limited, with more than 300 million visits, topped the photo editing software ranking on Google Play Store. The app tricked users into sending images to a server in China by redirecting the website, then selling that photo data to advertising partners for a profit.
Application “Beauty Makeup, Selfie Camera Effect, Photo Editor” developed by Lyrebird Studio with 5 million downloads, enticing users to visit fraudulent websites, install malware to collect data with 18+ photos.
Below is a list of 30 camera apps that collect Android user data according to Cyber News warnings.
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