IS CHINESE APP FATAL FOR YOUR DATA?
By Jigya shrivastava
The Chinese app like tikTok, vigo video ,bigo live , wechat , shareit, uc news, xender, helo, clubfactory, kwai etc are all threat to personal data?yes the Indian intelligence agencies asked government to block and advice people not to use these applications as they are extracting data from the mobile phones and sending it to their country , it work as an arsenal for them because of their amazing feature it is plaudit in market , people being unaware of this are using it .as per the report of Hindustan Times over 50 china – linked apps being a threat to national security .the very plaudit app for online video conference like zoom app . according to advisory MHA had deemed Zoom as an unsafe platform and asked individual to adhere the security settings in bid to safeguard their meeting from malicious attackers.
As the corona virus is spreading all across the globe which strained the china’s relation with various countries. China – India relation strained because of border and American – India’s bonhomie relation.various other reason for china and India aloofness begin.
Some of the most popular Chinese apps among top 100 in India-
A wide range popularity in India over past
Social content platforms- Helo and SHAREit
For entertainment app- tiktok,like and kwai
Utility and e-commerce- beautyplus , xender,SHEIN. Clubfactory
HELO –social app became one of the most popular in India during 2018 with 4 CRORE user.
As per the reports the tiktok and like is the most popular app among the youth , they waste most of their time using it and thinking to become a famous tiktoker like other , our country is contributing 39% to tik tok which is much higher to that of other country .the same is in the case of like too. China always try to create hindrance in path of success of academics in various countries so that he can make his country outstanding to that of others.
After seeing all these a situations government of our country has started various programs even in trade our honorable prime minister told in one of his speech to become atamnirbhar – which mean we have to promote our country whether in trade or in application .
Various restrictions has been implemented on tikTok as the it emerged as sexually explicit content and cyber bulling .draft regulation has been implemented to restrict the content . 42 chinese mobile apps as dangerous ,including weibo,wechat, truecaller etc threat to national security