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Where there is social media, there are also security concerns. Of course, one can always be worried about their private data being leaked to other people. It comes as a huge concern for many companies in the tech industry that their data be kept safe. The online leaks in history have happened due to accidental leaks or exploits in the system, to deliberate attacks on servers.

There was even a time when a lot of malware-filled applications had made their way onto the Google Play Store and Apple Store. People, unaware, downloaded these applications and had their personal information stolen. Due to this breach of privacy, iPhone and Android stores are often swept for malwares.

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Android and iPhone Apps

According to sources, it seems that around 15 to 17 applications have been flagged as inappropriate and dangerous. The risk at downloading and using these applications is quite high. Thus, iPhone and Android users have been asked to delete these apps. Not only are these apps a breach of privacy, they have hidden tasks running on the backend to steal user information.

The apps that users have been asked to delete are,

  • AA Kredit
  • Amor Cash
  • GuayabaCash
  • EasyCredit
  • Cashwow
  • CrediBus
  • FlashLoan
  • PréstamosCrédito
  • Préstamos De Crédito-YumiCash
  • Go Crédito
  • Instantáneo Préstamo
  • Cartera grande
  • Rápido Crédito
  • Finupp Lending
  • 4S Cash
  • TrueNaira
  • EasyCash

If you have any of these applications on your device right now, we urge you to remove them as soon as possible. All users are susceptible to online attacks and users of the above-mentioned apps can be special targets.

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Protecting Online Privacy

Even if you don’t have these applications installed, be on the lookout for signs that your device may have malware or a virus in it. Your device failing to work, a decrease in storage space. Additionally, getting alerts about a software you no longer use can also be a sign that your smartphone is under distress and needs to be cleaned.

There are also a couple of ways we can keep our data secure online, with using safe and sanctioned applications. Password manager apps like 1Password and LastPass do a great job of keeping your logins under digital lock and key until you need them. Firefox Focus from Mozilla is a privacy-first browser for Android and iPhone that stops services from tracking your activity across the web.

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