New Delhi. Incidents of bank fraud through mobile have become common. Last year, with the aim of preventing rising banking fraud, the “App Tracking Transparency” feature was introduced by Apple. This feature prevented third party apps and websites from taking personal information of the user. But no such facility is available on the Android platform. No. But if you don’t want someone to track your personal information without your permission, then you should install DuckDuckGo app in the phone. This app is available for download on Google Play store.
This is how app tracking happens
It is a privacy focused internet search engine. It has recently introduced a new feature called “App Tracking Protection”. It is available on Android Beta. It is being claimed by DuckDuckGo that Android users usually use an average of 35 apps. In the company’s testing, it has been claimed that these 35 apps are targeted for tracking about 1000 to 2000 times every day. More than 70 companies are involved in this work.
These personal information is stolen
Some of these apps and data get very accurate information about your location. Also collect information about email address, phone number, time zone and device specifications.
How to turn on the app tracking feature
- First of all download DuckDuckGo app in Android phone. Users should use the latest 5.143.1 version.
- After this open the DuckDuckGo app. After that click on the setting option.
- Then you have to open the App Tracking Projection feature by going to the More option.
- After this you have to go to the onboarding process. After this you have to allow VPN connection.