Chinese apps seek excessive information from users: Survey

Chinese digital applications that are widely used in India are seeking excessive information from consumers, according to an independent study by an information security firm, stoking privacy concerns among experts. At least six of the ten most popular Chinese apps, including Helo and Shareit as well as browsers such as UC Browser, ask users to provide access to camera and microphones on their smartphones even when such access is not required, the study found.

Link: Chinese apps seek excessive information from users: Survey
via economictimes.indiatimes.com

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