Pokemon Go Has Full Access to Your Google Account, Here’s How to Fix It

Highlights A massive security risk has been discovered in Pokemon Go The game can view your emails and private photos. This seems to impact mainly iOS users.

While Pokemon Go might just be available in three countries for now, that hasn’t stopped fans the world over from obtaining the game for Android via sideloading or iOS by creating and using an iTunes account for Australia, New Zealand, or the US. It seems that those playing Pokemon Go have been subject to a glaring security violation. The game has full access to your Google account. Well, at least on iOS.

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This was discovered by Adam Reeve, Principal Architect at RedOwl Analytics. He took to Tumblr to share his findings:

“Let me be clear – Pokemon Go and Niantic can now:

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