Chines app list: Clean your mobile Now

Chines app list: Clean your mobile Now

Indian intelligence agencies have red-flagged usage of over 50 China-linked apps as being a threat to national security, as a report in Hindustan Times suggest. The Intel agencies have asked the government to block or advise people to stop the use the apps which remain popular among Indian users. India's security agencies have raised concerns that these apps aren’t safe and end up extracting a large amount of data outside India.

Chinese  apps list :

  1. 360 Security
  2. APUS Browser
  3. Baidu Map
  4. Baidu Translate
  5. BeautyPlus
  6. Bigo Live
  7. CacheClear DU apps studio
  8. Clash of Kings
  9. Clean Master – Cheetah
  10. ClubFactory
  11. CM Browser
  12. DU Battery Saver
  13. DU Browser
  14. DU Cleaner
  15. DU Privacy
  16. DU recorder
  17. ES File Explorer
  18. Helo, Kwai, LIKE
  19. Mail Master
  20. Mi Community
  21. Mi Store
  22. Mi Video call-Xiaomi
  23. NewsDog
  24. Parallel Space
  25. Perfect Corp
  26. Photo Wonder
  27. QQ International
  28. QQ Launcher
  29. QQ Mail
  30. QQ Music
  31. QQ NewsFeed
  32. QQ Player
  33. QQ Security Centre
  34. ROMWE
  35. SelfieCity
  36. SHAREit
  37. SHEIN
  38. TikTok
  39. UC Browser
  40. UC News
  41. Vault-Hide
  42. Vigo Video
  43. Virus Cleaner (Hi Security Lab)
  44. VivaVideo- QU Video Inc
  45. WeChat
  46. Weibo
  47. WeSync
  48. Wonder Camera
  49. Xender
  50. YouCam Makeup

The list includes popular apps such as social media platforms TikTok and Bigo Live, file sharing service Shareit, UC Browser mobile web browser, e-commerce platform Shein, popular game Clash of Kings and apps made and pre-bundled by Xiaomi.

Over and above the China-linked apps, Intel agencies have raised concerns about video-conferencing app Zoom. In April this year, the home ministry had issued an advisory on use of Zoom on the recommendation of the national cybersecurity agency – Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-in). According to the advisory, MHA had deemed Zoom as an unsafe platform and asked individuals using the video conferencing app to adhere to certain security settings in a bid to safeguard their meetings from malicious attackers.

The recommendation of the intelligence agencies on the ban of apps has also been supported by the National Security Council Secretariat, which also felt these could be detrimental to India’s security.

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seamus donnellan20-06-2020

Good info, will save for later

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