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Are your texts being read by strangers? Nearly 200 Android apps caught spying

Are your texts being read by strangers? Nearly 200 Android apps caught spying

The invasive downloads give hackers access to people's text messages and location data and have been downloaded more than nine million times. According to a report from experts at Russian software group Dr. Web Anti-virus, the apps were found on Chinese tech giant Huawei's App Gallery. They were removed from the store, which is used by 530million people, after the team got in touch with Huawei, researchers wrote on Tuesday.

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