In 2019, TikTok was the third most popular app in the world. It was developed by the well-known Chinese company “ByteDance”.
TikTok was release in September 2016. In Pakistan, the app TikTok is very famous nowadays.
Students of the school, college, university, celebrates such as Iqra Aziz, Hania Amir and so more are involved in this video-sharing app.
Infect, there are many individuals of Pakistan they started video-sharing and today they are famous TikToker such as Naila Jet and Malik Usman.
Malik Usman is a shopkeeper but in TikTok he is a famous star, or then Areeka Haq, she has 3.3M followers on TikTok.
Even Samaa New channel staff is also active in TikTok Mukesh Sarwan, He has 57.6k Followers on Tiktok.
But do you know through only one SMS your TikTok can be hacked recently United States Army bans soldiers from using video-sharing app TikTok?
Although the department of defense didn’t tell why they have banned the soldiers from using TikTok.
But recently one report that has come from Checkpoint software Technologies Company.
Check Point Said:
“In the last few months we have seen evidence of the potential risks embedded within the TikTok application, and this has been acknowledged as well by others in the industry. According to USA Today, the US Navy banned the use of the application for its personnel, while in an article by The Guardian, Senior Democrat Chuck Schumer says that the “TikTok app poses potential national security risk”. Also, the New York Times has published that TikTok is under national security review. Most recently, CNet.com reported that the US Army banned TikTok from use on government phones, reversing its policy on the entertainment app, which is recently used as a recruiting tool.”
The Vulnerabilities Described in this Research allow Attackers to do the following:
- Get hold of TikTok accounts and manipulate their content
- Delete videos
- Upload unauthorized videos
- Make private “hidden” videos public
- Reveal personal information saved on the account such as private email addresses
Although if you are TikTok user we recommend you update your app otherwise your security is compromised.
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