Facebook deletes phone numbers of its application for Android users of stored without their knowledge

Jul

2

2013

Facebook deletes phone numbers of its application for Android users of stored without their knowledge

A company “Symantec” protection for the application of “Facebook” system “Android” stores the phone numbers of users of the application, taking advantage of the powers granted him by the user when the application is installed from a store “Google Play.”

She explained, “Symantec” that the application that stores your phone number to any user who agree to install it, even if it does not have a log calculated Profile via the application, and as illustrated by a company protection on her blog last weekend.

The application of the “Facebook” of the most popular applications that are installed through the store “Google Play”, which means record numbers of millions of users who have installed the application on smart phones.

Word “Facebook” revelations “Symantec” Certainly that has nothing to do with storing phone numbers applied to the system users “Android” automatically on Khodamh, adding that he has deleted all the numbers that have been stored.

He promised “Facebook” to be the treatment of the problem that caused the numbers stored in the new update is applicable to shop “Google Play,” an update which was launched last Thursday, but the social networking site did not confirm the treatment of the problem through the application page .

It is worth mentioning that the application of “Facebook” needs to be approved by the user to give him a number of powers, including the use of the camera and sound recording and access to a list of contacts.
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