April 14, 2021

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Google limits which apps can access the list of installed apps on your device

Google limits which apps can access the list of installed apps on your device

Apps on Android have been able to infer the presence of specific apps, or even collect the full list of installed apps on the device. What’s more, an app can also set to be notified when a new app is installed.
Apart from all the usual concerns about misuse of such a data grab, the information can be abused by a potentially harmful app to fingerprint other installed apps, check for the presenceGoogle limits which apps can access the list of installed apps on your device