Apps had been discovered to be transmitting customers’ data in an unauthorised method to servers positioned outdoors the nation
New Delhi: The federal government has blocked 348 cell purposes that had been recognized by the House Ministry for transmitting customers’ data in an unauthorised method to servers positioned outdoors the nation, Parliament was knowledgeable on Wednesday.
Minister of state for electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar in a written reply to the Lok Sabha mentioned the apps are developed by numerous nations, together with China.
“Primarily based on the request from MHA, the Ministry of Electronics and Data Expertise (MeitY) has blocked these 348 cell purposes since such knowledge transmissions infringes the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India and safety of the State,” he mentioned.
There was no point out of the time interval when these 348 apps had been blocked by the Meity.