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Pokémon GO gets full access to players’ Google account

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 12, 2016.

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    Pokémon GO, the mobile augmented reality game that has become hugely popular in record time, brings with it a lot of unexpected dangers. Its popularity has been exploited by malware peddlers and scammers, but the game’s creators (Niantic Labs) have also inadvertently put users’ security and privacy at risk by failing to limit the permissions the app receives when users sign into it with their Google account. The problem was first spotted by Adam Reeve. … More →

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