You must be using the Shareit app on your phone to transfer the file to others. It has over one million downloads on the Google play store. But this app has so many security issues according to the Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro.
It has also been recommended the user don’t use the app until the developers fix all the issues in this app. Also, the Government of India had banned this app along with Tiktok and 57 other Chinese apps. Today I am explaining to you about Remove the Shareit to secure your phone. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
Remove Shareit app to secure phone from getting hacked
According to the Cyber firm report, these issues can be misused to leak users’ sensitive data and execute arbitrary code. The malicious code or app is used for executing the arbitrary code with Shareit permission. The weakness of Shareit is not only used to execute the arbitrary code. But also the Hacker can use its weakness to download and steal the user’s sensitive data. Cybersecurity believes that the weakness of this app can potentially lead to Remote Code Execution.
According to the report, ” the vulnerabilities may abuse to leak a users’ sensitive data in the Shareit and execute the arbitrary code with the Shareit permission using the malicious code or app”. Trend Micro reported about this app to the Google of the app’s notorious nature and Google take the action against the ShareIt app. Google removes the Shareit app from the Play Store after receiving the notice about this app.
If you have already downloaded and used the Shareit app then you must have to uninstall this app. You can use Google Files to transfer or share your files.