Pokémon Go can read your emails

The popular app, which has been downloaded by tens of millions of people, actually has access to people’s Gmail and Google Drive accounts, according to security researchers. To play Pokémon Go, users have an option of using their existing Google account, granting the game full access, although experts say there is “no need” for it.

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