Does Pokémon Go Spy On Your Email?

For a short time, not only Pokémon Go on Android have been exposed to privacy concerns.

Earlier, a security researcher Adam Reeve has stated in a blog post that the incredibly popular game Pokémon Go obtains full Gmail account permissions on iOS.

This would mean that the game has an ability to read all your emails, Google documents and even private photos from Google Photos.

A huge privacy breach, in other words.

However, further investigation revealed that Pokémon Go’s access to the user’s Google account is actually very limited, and only basic profile information is shared.

Niantic, the game’s developer, has released a statement, confirming their limiting access and promising a fix that will request even less permissions on iOS.

No further privacy concerns stand for Pokemon catchers on iOS for now.

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