The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Monitor your Facebook page settings and control who can contact you and access your personal information. Privacy Scanner will identify the settings that may lead to privacy concerns and help you to fix them.
This is a free app and is available in English Only, when integrated with Trend Micro Mobile Security it provides another level of privacy protection.
Privacy Scanner, is desgined to work with Facebook and will;
- Protect your privacy
- Scan your Facebook settings
- Identify risky settings on Facebook
- Recommend changes to your Facebook settings
- Verify that the changes have been made on Facebook
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Over 600 million users access their Facebook™ profiles via their smartphones. Over 1/3 of people don’t know about the security and privacy settings, don’t change them or just allow anybody to see anything.
Trend Micro Privacy Scanner, scans your Facebook security and privacy settings, and identifies any risky settings for you. it then recommends the changes required and allows you to make the changes.
When Facebook updates the privacy settings from time to time, Trend Micro Privacy scanner will be automatically updated so you can rescan your Facebook profile to make sure you are safe.
When combined with other Trend Micro mobile apps like Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus you can identify other apps that impact your privacy as well as your risky Facebook settings.
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Security, Anti-virus, antivirus, Facebook privacy, Facebook security, Facebook settings, Facebook profile, privacy protection, mobile privacy, app privacy.
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for mobile analytics|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||It appears this app uses this data to identify users for market/customer analysis|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for market/customer analysis|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
Version of the app analyzed:
App was last analyzed by Privacy Grade on:
Why does this app have this grade?
Our method for grading apps uses a privacy model that we built. This model is based on crowdsourced surveys that we conducted to capture people’s expectations and comfort levels with various app behaviors.
See the sensitive permissions table below the app description to see the permissions that made users of the app uncomfortable.
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