30 camera apps on Android that collect your data


New spyware has been found in the Play Store, and according to a survey conducted by researchers from CyberNews, 30 malicious camera apps have been designed to collect all phone data, including the location, without your knowledge.

And it seems, most of these apps have been downloaded by 1.4 billion users worldwide, and some of these apps are very popular and have more than 300 million installations.

According to CyberNews, 16 of the 30 applications were developed in Hong Kong, and the report highlighted the names of many Chinese developers involved in the spread of such applications, including Meitu, one of the most famous developers on the list, as it violates most of the rules set by Google In her store.

The report also highlights some developers like Coocent, KX Camera Team and Dreams Room, these three names also belong to the same group. “App developers can get a lot of money by selling your data to advertisers,” CyberNews says.

On average, developers who can collect a site for one million users earn up to $ 4,000 per month.

Below is a list of all the camera apps that spy on you:

  • BeautyPlus – Easy Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • BeautyCam
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & Photo Editor
  • Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera ♥ Makeup Photo
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • YouCam Perfect – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • Sweet Snap – Beauty Selfie Camera & Face Filter
  • Sweet Selfie Snap – Sweet Camera, Beauty Cam Snap
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera with Photo Editor
  • Beauty Camera – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
  • B612 – Beauty & Filter Camera
  • Face Makeup Camera & Beauty Photo Makeup Editor
  • Sweet Selfie – Selfie Camera & Makeup Photo Editor
  • Selfie camera – Beauty camera & Makeup camera
  • YouCam Perfect – Best Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • Beauty Camera Makeup Face Selfie, Photo Editor
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera
  • Z Beauty Camera
  • HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
  • Candy Camera – selfie, beauty camera, photo editor
  • Makeup Camera-Selfie Beauty Filter Photo Editor
  • Beauty Selfie Plus – Sweet Camera Wonder HD Camera
  • Selfie Camera – Beauty Camera & AR Stickers
  • Pretty Makeup, Beauty Photo Editor & Selfie Camera
  • Beauty Camera
  • Bestie – Camera360 Beauty Cam
  • Photo Editor – Beauty Camera
  • Beauty Makeup, Selfie Camera Effects, Photo Editor
  • Selfie cam – bestie makeup beauty camera & filters



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