When it comes to applications previously there were Symbian and java was ruling the world until Android and iOS stepped up with advanced features and many other personalization options. But there is nothing good at all when it comes to few applications of iOS and you will find full news about that here in this article. Whereas Android operating system apps are built with full control over the size and easy user interface.
There is an app known as a flashlight that is very useful for every smartphone user and it has many other features that affect the whole photography experience. But you might get stunned when I say you that this app is harmful as both software and hardware purpose for your iOS. Find the full story below.
Most of the iOS users do not know why I am criticizing about an app and especially a flashlight app. The reason is, have your flashlight app asked your permission for access to your photos, contacts, and other personal data? yes right? well, there are many consequences for that and what could possibly a flashlight app do with your contacts and personal data? Find out below.
A cyber security firm, Gary Miliefsky Snoop bit, says that ”We’ve all become victims of installing many apps on our smartphones and tablets that do much more than the service they should provide. We have opened a Pandora’s Box to online predators, cyber criminals, and spies – all through these apps we foolishly trust.”
If you check the results of top ten flashlight apps on google store then you can notice one thing that more than half a billion times having varied sizes from 1.2 to 5 megabytes and same is the case with iOS. So what exactly these apps do with more size? it is shocking but true, These apps have code embedded in them is much more than required facilitating the cyber criminals to peep into your phone’s sensitive data easily. Yes, it is true and we all are fooled by the system.
The experts warn regarding the app saying, “Some appear specifically designed to collect and expose your personal information to cybercriminals or other nation states. In addition, you are at significant risk if you are doing Mobile Banking on the same device as one of these free Flashlight Apps.”