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Canada cybersecurity chief warns about data-harvesting apps as concerns grow over TikTok
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Canada cybersecurity chief warns about data-harvesting apps as concerns grow over TikTok

The top cybersecurity official in Canada has urged Canadians to use applications with caution because they may put their data in the "wrong hands." The warning comes as TikTok, a social networking app controlled by China, is being accused of collecting user data. The Canadian electronic surveillance agency is on the lookout for security risks from Tik Tok, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's statement from last month. Republican senators in the neighbouring US tried to outlaw TikTok earlier this month. Tik To is hugely popular in both the US and Canada and has supposedly over a billion members globally. Do they require access to that information, is the question you must ask yourself read the complete article Canada cybersecurity chief warns about data harvesting apps as co...