Apps Stealing Facebook Data Detected1 min read

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Apps that steal Facebook data have been detected by Google. It was learned that 25 applications use the fishing method.

Action taken for apps stealing Facebook data

We can say that platforms like Play Store, which we use with confidence, are actually turning into a weapon in the hands of malicious developers. Malware and applications can steal users’ personal data.

With Google’s review, new applications that steal Androd users’ Facebook data were detected. In audits by devices and servers, Google found that 25 apps accessed user data without permission.

These applications in different categories use the fishing line technique to steal user data. Thus, instead of doing what it promises, the user accesses Facebook data with malicious software in the background.

The fact that some of these applications have been in use for more than 1 year has caused Google to be ineffective in ensuring security. It is not yet known whether Google will receive an explanation for this length of time.

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