Go keyboard is spying on Millions of Android Users


Go keyboard is spying on Millions of Android Users:

Go keyboard has two versions which are present in Google Play. More than 200 million of users has downloaded it, it named as Go Keyboard-Emoji Keyboard, Swipe input, GIFs with 4.5 star user rating and the other one Go Keyboard-Emoticon Keyboard, free theme, GIFs with 4.4 star rating.

According to the security researchers, they conclude that this app which is develop by the Chinese GOMO Dev Team sending a personal data and info about the user back to remote server, and also they are using dangerous technique to download dangerous executable code.

Prohibited by Google

Go keyboard download itself a dangerous code like dex file or native code form the source, Google is not allowing this type of codes, according to the policies of Google. Go keyboard exactly doing wrong.

According to Ad-guard Go keyboard is doing “without the permission of consent, it report itself to its server which include your Google email , IMSI, location, network type, screen size, android version and detail about your Smartphone”.

This is illegal because the developer writing in the description of App on Google play store, it is clearly written that we can’t take any kind of personal info of user, credit card info and also said that we care about your personal information.

And App developer doing opposite to their writes, according to Ad-guard when user download it share rapidly your personal info and communications with dozen of tracking servers and also access your sensitive date without your permission.

Despite this app many other several app collect user data right after the installation and send it to their servers, and it is against the policy of Google.

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