Law & Governance

Maharashtra Cyber Cell Asks Users To Uninstall Mitron App

BP World Bureau | Jun 04 2020 12:21:27 PM
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MUMBAI: Maharashtra Cyber Cell department has issued an advisory against Mitron, the app that was said to be a rival to popular app TikTok. Mitron was recently suspended from Google Play Store. 

Cyber cell said that the Mitron app is not Indian and people should uninstall it immediately. Mitron is developed by Pakistani software development company Qboxus.

Cyber cell mentioned that the app does not use Secure Sockets Layer for login protocols. 

As many as five million have downloaded the app so far, revealed cyber cell. It has a security vulnerability that leaves many people at risk.