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Pokemon Go's Google sign-in security flaw to be fixed

The game's developer says the app mistakenly asks for too much access to Google accounts on iOS and that a fix is on the way.

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In a blog post, Principal Architect at RedOwl Analytics Adam Reeve noted a big flaw in Pokemon Go for iOS. Signing in using a Google account gives the app full access to the player's Google account. Data like emails, navigation data and photos could be reached by an app with such permissions. The game developer claims this is an error and is working on its own fix while Google is also aware of the overreaching.

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Pokemon Go's Google sign-in security flaw to be fixed