Privacy / Security

Facebook wants to spy on Android users: Kaspersky

03rd Feb `14, 10:30 PM in Privacy / Security

Leading social media company Facebook wants to read SMSes and other confidential information of people on the Android…

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Leading social media company Facebook wants to read SMSes and other confidential information of people on the Android mobile phone platform, cyber security firm Kaspersky said today.

“Over the last few days there has been a constant scrutiny over Facebook having access to your SMS. Buried within the latest update for Facebook’s Android app is a feature that is causing growing concern among some users,” Kaspersky said in a statement.

No immediate comments were received from Facebook. Facebook is one of the companies that has been accused by US Whistleblower Edward Snowden of sneaking private information to help National Security Agency of US in spying at global level. The social media firm has denied that allegation.

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