Remove Toto, it might be spying on you, users told

Apple and Google have both removed Toto's messaging services from their app stores after accusations of government oversight.

According to The New York Times, the messaging app has been accused of being a spy tool for the government of the United Arab Emirates.

Although just a couple of months ago, Toto has seen a huge rise in popularity, with millions of users installing the app in the Middle East, but also in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.

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However, the New York Times report claims that US officials accused the app of using location data to give officials information about app users, including conversations, movements, and other personal information, such as photos.

В your blog, Toto wrote that her apps would be "temporarily unavailable" on the App Store and Play Store due to "technical issues."

"While existing Toto users continue to use our service without interruption, we're happy to let our new users know we've been working hard with Google and Apple to resolve the issue."

The company added that new users with Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo phones can install Toto from the manufacturer's app store. All other Android users can install the Toto app on our official website as a temporary solution.

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Via The New York Times

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