Xiaomi is accused again of installing spy apps on their smartphones

With Xiaomi the controversy is always served. And it is that this time or rather, once again, Xiaomi is accused of pre-installing spy applications on their mobile phones that collect information about our stored data.

This has been stated by the Indian intelligence services , led in turn by the Secretary of the National Security Council. According to these, several of the applications that Xiaomi installs on their mobiles by default have been listed within those classified as unreliable software .

In this way, the report provided by the Indian intelligence services advises the government to block and stop using a wide variety of applications , including not just one but several from Xiaomi.

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Xiaomi is accused again of installing spyware on their smartphones. Xiaomi  News

My Community, one of the apps considered dangerous software by the Indian security services.

To be exact, this list of applications reported as insecure software includes a total of 52 applications. Among them we can find the Xiaomi Mi Community , Mi Store and Mi Video call-Xiaomi apps, three quite conventional applications that apparently can put our privacy at risk.

The complete list of applications classified as unreliable are:

  • TikTok
  • Vault-Hide
  • Vigo Video
  • Bigo Live
  • Weibo
  • WeChat
  • SHAREit
  • UC News
  • UC Browser
  • BeautyPlus
  • Xender
  • ClubFactory
  • Hello
  • LIKE
  • Kwai
  • NewsDog
  • Photo wonder
  • APUS Browser
  • Live video
  • QU Video Inc
  • Perfect Corp
  • CM Browser
  • Virus Cleaner (Hi Security Lab)
  • My Community
  • DU recorder
  • YouCam Makeup
  • Mi Store, 360 Security
  • DU Battery Saver
  • DU Browser
  • DU Cleaner
  • DU Privacy
  • Clean Master – Cheetah
  • CacheClear DU apps studio
  • Baidu Translate, Baidu Map
  • Wonder camera
  • ES File Explorer
  • QQ International
  • QQ Launcher
  • QQ Security Center
  • QQ Player
  • QQ Music
  • QQ Mail
  • QQ NewsFeed
  • WeSync
  • SelfieCity
  • Clash of Kings
  • Mail Master
  • My Video call-Xiaomi
  • Parallel Space

As we can see, a large part of these are of Chinese origin, being used by many such as TikTok , Weibo , SHEIN , SHAREit or those already mentioned by Xiaomi. A new «stick» for Xiaomi and its image for the privacy of the user when using their devices.

As always, we will keep abreast of any developments regarding this new accusation. Meanwhile, it will be necessary to see if it is a political movement by India or if Xiaomi really continues to do its thing with its own applications.

Source | Gizbot
Track | Mobilezone