These Forty-Two Apps are listed ‘Spyware’ by the Indian Government

    Everybody just loves to fill their smartphone with many useful applications that make their daily life easier. Till now, users were only aware of the reliability of those applications. Little did they know, that those applications have the ability to spy on them.

    These Forty-Two Apps are listed ‘Spyware’ by the Indian Government

    These Forty-Two Apps are listed ‘Spyware’ by the Indian Government
    These Forty-Two Apps are listed ‘Spyware’ by the Indian Government

    Indian Government is leaving to stone unturned to ensure the safety of the safety of its personnel. Another warning has been issued by Indian Army to troops on the use of Chinese applications. As per the reports, these applications can carry out cyber attacks in India.


    The Indian government has announced the list of forty-two Android and iOS Chinese applications, that are either spyware or malicious ware. According to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), “use of these apps by our personnel can be detrimental to data security having implications on the force and national security.

    Here is the list of forty-two Apps that you need to be careful for:

    1. Weibo
    2. WeChat
    3. SHAREit
    4. Truecaller
    5. UC News
    6. UC Browser
    7. BeautyPlus
    8. NewsDog
    9. VivaVideo – QU Video Inc
    10. Parallel Space
    11. APUS Browser
    12. Perfect Corp
    13. Virus Cleaner (Hi Security Lab)
    14. CM Browser
    15. MI Community
    16. DU recorder
    17. Vault-Hide
    18. YouCam Makeup
    19. Mi Store
    20. CacheClear DU apps studio
    21. DU Battery Saver
    22. DU Cleaner
    23. DU Privacy
    24. 360 Security
    25. DU Browser
    26. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
    27. Baidu Translate
    28. Baidu Map
    29. Wonder Camera
    30. ES File Explorer
    31. Photo Wonder
    32. QQ International
    33. QQ Music
    34. QQ Mail
    35. QQ Player
    36. QQ NewsFeed
    37. WeSync
    38. QQ Security Centre
    39. SelfieCity
    40. Mail Master
    41. Mi Video call-Xiaomi
    42. QQ Launcher
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    However, TrueCaller has denied the accusations and issued a statement that “TrueCaller is not a malware, and we are a Sweden based company

    Still, users need to watch out for the above applications.

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