WASHINGTON: US officials banned the use of Chinese App TikTok in official mobile phones to prevent cyber threats.
According to details. The Chinese app has banned TikTok in mobile phones used at offices by US authorities. To further improve security and prevent espionage.
Citing US military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Robin Oshawa’s TikTok ban, the decision was made in view of cyber threats.
The TikTok app, used by millions of users around the world. It was also previously reported to have caused doubts in the US and other countries.
TikTok provides its users with 15 seconds of video. Songs and other videos are made interesting while users can restrict it.
A US Army spokesman told the media that. The army instructed its officers in mid-December to stop using tick-talk on official mobiles. The US Navy has taken similar steps.
According to a British Broadcasting report. US forces did not place any such complaint on the officers’ personal mobiles. But the Department of Defense recently issued instructions to employees that anyone who downloads the application beware.
“TikTok clandestinely has vacuumed up and transferred to servers in China. It vast quantities of private and personally-identifiable user data.” however, The court filing said.