There is a pretty famous app in India known as Voodoo. What it does is it reads text from certain e-commerce apps and then compares it across other platforms and then shows you best options to buy. A lot of other apps also ask for this Accessibility permission. Reading screen text is a area which developers rarely touch and care about but this can cause to a major security loophole in your app.

So to begin with, Voodoo asks the users for the accessibility permission in order to work. Now the accessibility permission is tricky. It says the app can read text from the screen. But the users assume all the sensitive fields are blocked from the accessibility scope. …


Vedprakash Rout

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