Apps have been discovered to be transmitting customers’ data in an unauthorised method to servers situated outdoors the nation
New Delhi: The federal government has blocked 348 cellular functions that have been recognized by the Dwelling Ministry for transmitting customers’ data in an unauthorised method to servers situated 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 varied nations, together with China.
“Primarily based on the request from MHA, the Ministry of Electronics and Data Know-how (MeitY) has blocked these 348 cellular functions 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 have been blocked by the Meity.