Pokemon Go is just one month old and it is already the most popular thing in the world right now. Everyone everywhere is obsessed with it. However, what people fail to realize while playing this augmented reality game is the hidden security concerns. Well, are you worried now? Good, you should be.
Being released on 6th July, this game has literally broken all the records of popularity
This game is free to download but also has an optional in-app purchase version.
Soon, a security flaw caught the eyes
In the Apple devices, Pokemon Go was demanding full access to Google Account which was a matter of concern. Developer of the game Niantic worked quickly to fix the problem.
However, the problem doesn’t end there.
Game gains access to your GPS and real-life maps which it requires to function in the way it was intended. Hence the game knows where you are around the clock which maps do anyway but as the game is in the business for making money, it is quite skeptical what is your personal data being used for.