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

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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