According to CyberNews researchers, 30 android camera apps have been found to designed to collect all the data on your smartphone, including your location, without your knowledge.

in fact, Cybernews made it known to us that 16 of these apps have been developed in Hong Kong.

Some names of different Chinese developers involved in the spread of a dangerous Android Trojan.

Meitu is a known developer on the list, who violates most of the rules put in place by Google on the Play Store.

So, the danger in using these apps is that they will access your data, contacts, camera, even your phone.

Then sell your data to people that want to target you with their ads.

Also, these apps have been downloaded by  over1.4 billion smartphones worldwide.

While some of the apps have more than 300 million installations because of their popularity.

THE LIST OF SELFIE CAMERA APPS LOOKING TO SPY ON YOU:

  • BeautyPlus – Easy Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • BeautyCam
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & Photo Editor
  • Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera ♥ Makeup Photo
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • YouCam Perfect – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • Sweet Snap – Beauty Selfie Camera & Face Filter
  • Sweet Selfie Snap – Sweet Camera, Beauty Cam Snap
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera with Photo Editor
  • Beauty Camera – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • B612 – Beauty & Filter Camera
  • Face Makeup Camera & Beauty Photo Makeup Editor
  • Sweet Selfie – Selfie Camera & Makeup Photo Editor
  • Selfie camera – Beauty camera & Makeup camera
  • YouCam Perfect – Best Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • Beauty Camera Makeup Face Selfie, Photo Editor
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera
  • Z Beauty Camera
  • HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
  • Candy Camera – selfie, beauty camera, photo editor
  • Makeup Camera-Selfie Beauty Filter Photo Editor
  • Beauty Selfie Plus – Sweet Camera Wonder HD Camera
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & AR Stickers
  • Pretty Makeup, Beauty Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • Beauty Camera
  • Bestie – Camera360 Beauty Cam
  • Photo Editor – Beauty Camera
  • Beauty Makeup, Selfie Camera Effects, Photo Editor
  • Selfie cam – bestie makeup beauty camera & filters

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Source: Forbes

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