Mobile apps: External Threat!

A recent intelligence report in India seems to have rattled most of the foreign mobile apps enjoying huge markets in the country. Stunned by a slew of advisories to the armed forces to delete as many as a half a dozen of apps apprehending the external security threat, these companies have started coming out with clarifications one after another. All of them have been desperately trying to restore confidence among the millions of Indian customers.

SHAREit is neither a malicious nor a spyware application. It is purely a promising content sharing mechanism. This was more or less of what the file sharing app cleared amid a rattling controversy on the security breach.

The clarification has come up a couple of days after the Indian troops received instruction from the top brass to delete around 40 Chinese mobile apps which includes SHAREit. The company which claimed to have received worldwide fame made it plain and simple that it takes utmost care of the users' security.

In a statement, SHAREit said it has huge respect for high security, respect, and privacy of the users and there is no zero chance of any security breach. Since India has been a comfortable user base the company said it sticks to the commitment of a safe, secure and better product of technological advancement.

A section of reports, of late, suggested an unspecified attempt by intelligence agencies from China and Pakistan deploying mobile apps to hack the smartphones forcing the Indian authorities to step in care and caution.
SHAREit is probing the fiasco even after interaction with the government and media representatives to counter the rumor. The iterated that As it has struck deal with Amazon AWS [Amazon Web Services] to strengthen its service which has fetched fast and secure service to the global users.

Notably, in its recent advisory, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) suggested the troops to strike off the apps namely Xiaomi, Weibo, UC Browser WeChat, Truecaller and UC News from the smartphones apprehending incidents of a security breach.

Initially, Truecaller refused to read it and came up with sharp contradiction making it simple that the Sweden-based company and the. Truecaller is a permission-based one.

Same sentiment echoes in Xiaomi which strongly denied any possibility of a breach in safety, security, and privacy.
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